Stonebwoy invited for Angelique Kidjo’s 40 years anniversary in music

BET Award-winning Ghanaian music icon Stonebwoy will perform with the Beninese singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo in London. He has been invited as a special guest to celebrate with Angelique Kidjo as she marks 40 years in the music industry.

The event which will happen at London’s most iconic venue, the Royal Albert Hall will celebrate the career-spanning catalogue of Angelique Kidjo.

As Stonebwoy is ready to perform with Angelique Kidjo and become the first Ghanaian solo singer to play at the prestigious venue, fans on social media have congratulated him profusely.

She will also be joined by notable musicians, including British vocal singer Laura Mvula, Grammy-nominated trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf, and Senegalese superstar Youssou N’Dour.

This comes at a critical juncture in Stonebwoy’s international calendar, having just completed a successful UK/Europe tour with a sold-out show in London.

Stonebwoy has fostered a vibrant and positive creative bond with Angélique Kidjo, stemming from his passion for creating exceptional music that transcends boundaries. Recently, he released his most prestigious video to date for the brand new single, Manodzi (which is being considered for a Grammy award nomination in the Best Africa Music Performance Category), featuring Angélique Kidjo. The video reflects the message behind the single Manodzi well.

Stonebwoy, credited with pioneering and powering the afro-dancehall music genre into a global cultural and musical phenomenon, has become a prominent figure and distinguishable voice in the African reggae and dancehall scene.

With a career that began in 2009, he has released five remarkable albums, including the 2023 Billboard-rated album “5th Dimension,” which received consideration for nomination at the upcoming 66th Grammy Awards across the “Best Global Music Album” and “Best Reggae Album” categories and has achieved impressive physical and digital sales, with numerous chart-topping hits across Africa and beyond. His influence on the Ghanaian musical landscape is undeniable, making him a distinguished and influential voice in the global music scene.

Watch “MANODZI” below;

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