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Michael Olatuja Cooks Up Some "Lagos Pepper Soup" with Angélique Kidjo (premiere)

Bassist Michael Olatuja and legend Angélique Kidjo celebrate life and culture on "Lagos Pepper Soup".

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Angélique Kidjo: Eve

Angélique Kidjo delivers a jubilant affair in Eve celebrating the women of Africa.

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Various Artists: Red, Hot + Fela

Afrobeat's most famous AIDS casualty gets Red Hot honors once again.

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Various Artists: The Voice Project Presents Home Recordings Volume 1

Music as a tool for social change: An important cause highlighted in a simple, yet powerful way.

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Angelique Kidjo: Djin Djin

Kidjo's latest can only be described as the performance of a "global moment" -- a turning or meeting point that calls attention to gargantuan forces that affect any and all locations.

Heather Snell
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Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

For director Antoine Fuqua, it was clear that the right place to start a concert imagining the history of the blues would start with a song from Africa.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

The sensational Buddy Guy is his own, allusive story, as he incarnates a bridge between generations and styles.

Cynthia Fuchs

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