After months of being delayed, world music stars have known their fates on worth what as par the annual Grammy Award. At the 2022 edition of the Grammy Awards, Angelique Kidjo had, commendably, won her 4th Grammy Awards.
She won the “Best Global Music Album” with the album “Mother Nature” which featured Mr Eazi, Burna Boy, Yemi Alade, Rexxie and Sprtymix.
However, many might still be surprised on the characters that are possessed by Angelique which qualify her to worth four Grammy Awards and still counting.
Noticeably, there are two features that may, considerably, be responsible for her back to back success in the music industry which might have been, justifiably, qualifying him for the Grammy Awards.
Considerably, looking at the album that won Angelique Kidjo the Mother Nature Grammy Awards, one may see this as a message being music, ordinarily.
Angelique Kidjo's Album that won her this Grammy Award had the headline song passing message across to the world about the dangers of climate change induced disasters.
It could be recalled the World, at large, and the west in particular is seriously worried about the future of the world as global warming threaten further.
Hence, any artwork that talk about the consequence of climate change could be considered to worth globally recognized awards.
Besides, Angelique Kidjo's Album specifically highlighted how the climate change will impact Africa more, if the needful are failed to be done.
Bing a continent that is severely hit by any outbreak, Angelique Kidjo's Album could be considered as an unsolicited awareness and sensitization message to the Africans about climate change. This could be rewarded by many award giving organization, even in the nearest future.
Angelique Kidjo's Mother Tongue is Real
We have had so many African musicians who had gone through phonetic trainings, simply, because they want to drop their mother tongue. The case of Angelique Kidjo is queitly different.
When she sings, you can easily hear her African mother tongue.
Quietly,Angelique Kidjo is so real with her sound; she speaks more of African dialects in her songs than English. From the beats, dressing, and visuals.
Angelique Kidjo carries the identity of an African woman. She embodies that African Art so well in her music, the word of Temilade
However, what many people fail to understand is that Grammy will always appreciate traditional style more for the Mother Nature category.
Looking at this, it could be easy to suggest that this is one of the reasons Angelique Kidjo may always win this award, again and again.
Considerably, this could be the same reason Nigerian music family if Fel Kuti may always continue to get nomination for this Award.
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Written by Omooba Alekuwodo
Published 4/4/2022 8:43:12 AM