“Angelique Kidjo opened doors for new artists like myself” – Davido speaks on collaboration

Afrobeat sensation, Davido has spoken about his collaboration with veteran singer and songwriter, Angelique Kidjo, describing her as one who opened doors for him in the music scene.

The performer disclosed that he has always harbored ambitions to collaborate with the Beninese-French singer-songwriter for a long time.


The trait that most appeals to him about her is her ability to perform for a variety of audiences and venues.

According to Davido, Angelique Kidjo has represented phenomenally on the global scene and she opened doors for new artists like himself.

His words: “I’ve always been wanting to work with Mama Africa (Angelique Kidjo), that’s what we call her, for a long long time. And she has represented us so well, you know, on the global scene. She opened doors for new artists like myself.”

Angelique Kidjo
Angelique Kidjo

See netizens reactions below:

VERIFIED homie stated: “With all the things you did and the money you spent still didn’t win Grammy”

AgbakaEye noted: “New cat dey do well”

Ijeoma Ebisike said: “Davido is not ashamed to say someone paved way for him”

temitope wrote: “Davido’s song with Mama kidjo is a fantastic Afro jam”


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