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Exquisite Afro Soul, flavoured with Cape Verdean rhythms and melodies
The Cape Verdean artist honed her vocal talents as a church singer. The unknown Elida won huge acclaim for her debut album and the song Nta Konsigui (2.7 million views on YouTube). On her second album, Kebrada (named for the village where she grew up), she asserts her African identity, seasoning her Cape Verdean beats – batuque, funaná, coladera and tabanka – with Latino energy. Her fiery temperament and joie de vivre do nothing to undermine the social criticism she expresses in her nostalgic ballads tinged with pop. Winner of the Prix Découvertes RFI in 2015, Elida Almeida has made a name for herself performing at world music venues in Europe, Africa and North America.