“You know that all music comes from Africa, right? That we are all Africans, right?

“I want tonight to celebrate our shared humanity by singing with you and teaching you the song you are about to sing.”

Watch Angelique Kidjo performing “Afirika” at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony. At the same show, she won “Best World Music Album” for her album ‘Celia’. 

Music Video: Shekere - Yemi Alade ft. Angélique Kidjo
Award Show: Angélique Kidjo Wins the 2020 Grammy Award for “Best World Music Album” for 'Celia'
Nikki Billie Jean


Nikki Billie Jean is the founder and editor-in-chief of All Things Ankara. She is also a fashion designer, fashion stylist, fashion director, campaign producer and event producer. View more of her work at:

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