Angelique Kidjo mourns her late brother who mentored her

Angelique Kidjo mourns her late brother who mentored her

Benenoine legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo has announced the death of her elder brother who died on the 11th of July after a brief illness.

Sharing the news, Angelique Kidjo revealed how her brother, Oscar Kidjo, was a huge mentor who helped her develope musically.

According to her, ‘he was a great musician and a great producer and all of his life he supported me tirelessly. I made my debut with him. He helped me compose my first songs. With him I learned the rigour and discipline you have to have when you want to be a musician. He was the one who showed me the importance of knowing with passion your own roots and being proud of them. He was very loved and respected by the musicians of Benin and elsewhere’.

‘Oscar, I know you’re gonna keep watching over me from where you are. I love you and my thoughts go to your wife and your children and to the whole family’ she added.

Angelique Kidjo mourns her late brother who mentored her

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