Ben pays tribute to his Caribbean roots through a roots rock reggae style cover album
03 May 2022 | 8:37 am
French soul singer Ben (formerly Ben l'Oncle Soul) who spent years in San Francisco, New York and Paris, is back with a new cover album entitled 'Red Mango'. In this new work, he and the Monophonics put a reggae rocksteady spin on songs by pop’s biggest artists, from John Lennon to Rihanna.He popped by the FRANCE 24 studios to talk about his music and tease his next original album.
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) has failed in all ramifications and as a Party has collapsed.
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National Assembly Siege: Senator Ben Bruce blames APC Senators, Akpabio.
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The Africa CEO Forum kicked off in Kigali with more than 1800 participants and from more than 70 countries. Amir Ben Yahmed, President of the Africa CEO Forum joins CNBC Africa to discuss matters shaping the future of Africa.
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Ban petrol vehicles in Nigeria, Ben Bruce tells Buhari.
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