Angélique Kidjo has announced her next album, Mother Nature. The 13-song LP will be released on June 18 and features guest contributions from Burna Boy, Sampa the Great, EarthGang, Yemi Alade, and others. Today Kidjo shares a lively music video for their new song “Africa, One of a Kind” with Mr. Eazi and Salif Keita. See below.

Mother Nature’s producers include Kel P, James Poyser von der root, Vtek, Rexxie, Synematik, Blue Lab Beats and Dany Synthé. Kidjo started writing her album and it was quarantined last year.

The picture for “Africa, One of a Kind” was staged by Drahmas Omofresh and shot in various films on location in Benin and Mali. The dance shown in the clip is called Gogbahoun and comes from Angélique’s home village of Ouidah in Benin.

About her new single, Kidjo said in a press release:

Mr. Eazi composed a wonderful ode to the African continent for us! The sound and groove are inspired by contemporary Afrobeats, but the song has its roots in the great tradition of African songwriting. That’s why it was so important that Salif Keita sang his signature melody in the intro. Three generations of musicians are united here to celebrate the future of Africa.

Mother Nature includes Angélique Kidjo’s previous single “Dignity” starring Nigerian afropop singer Yemi Alade.

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Angélique Kidjo: Mother Nature

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01 Angélique Kidjo: “Choose love” [ft. Shungudzo]
02 Angélique Kidjo / Yemi Alade: “Dignity”
03 Angélique Kidjo / Mr. Eazi / Salif Keita: “Africa, unique”
04 Angélique Kidjo: “Mother Nature”
05 Angélique Kidjo / Burna Boy: “Do it yourself”
06 Angélique Kidjo: “Thought for me” [ft. Shungudzo]
07 Angélique Kidjo / Zeynab / Lionel Loueke: “Omon Oba”
08 Angélique Kidjo / Sampa the Great: “Free & Equal”
09 Angélique Kidjo: “Fired” [ft. Blue-Lab Beats and Ghetto Boy]
10 Angélique Kidjo / EarthGang: “Take it or leave it”
11 Angélique Kidjo / -M-: “Mycelium”
12 Angélique Kidjo: “One Africa (Cha-Cha independence)”
13 Angélique Kidjo: “Flying High”