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Afirika

Song info

"Afirika" (2002) on the albums Black Ivory Soul(2002), Spirit Rising(2012).

"Afirika" Videos

Angelique Kidjo - Afirika (Audio)
Angelique Kidjo - Afirika (Audio)
Angelique Kidjo on Austin City Limits "Afrika"
Angelique Kidjo on Austin City Limits "Afrika"
Angélique Kidjo - Afirika (2010 FIFA World Cup™ Kick-off Concert)
Angélique Kidjo - Afirika (2010 FIFA World Cup™ Kick-off Concert)
Afirika - Angélique Kidjo - 11/12/2016
Afirika - Angélique Kidjo - 11/12/2016
Angelique Kidjo performing Mama Africa
Angelique Kidjo performing Mama Africa
KIDS UNITED - Mama Africa feat. Angélique Kidjo et Youssou NDour (Clip officiel)
KIDS UNITED - Mama Africa feat. Angélique Kidjo et Youssou NDour (Clip officiel)
Angelique Kidjo - Africa, Live @ Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2011
Angelique Kidjo - Africa, Live @ Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2011
Angelique Kidjo singing Afirika at the Dedication Ceremony of the NMAACH
Angelique Kidjo singing Afirika at the Dedication Ceremony of the NMAACH
Angelique Kidjo singing Afirika at the 46664 Cape Town concert
Angelique Kidjo singing Afirika at the 46664 Cape Town concert
Angelique Kidjo - "We Are One"
Angelique Kidjo - "We Are One"
Angelique Kidjo (UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador) performing 'Africa'
Angelique Kidjo (UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador) performing 'Africa'
Angelique Kidjo featuring Branford Marsalis - "Lonlon (Ravel's Bolero)"
Angelique Kidjo featuring Branford Marsalis - "Lonlon (Ravel's Bolero)"
Christian McBride and Angelique Kidjo - Afirika
Christian McBride and Angelique Kidjo - Afirika
Angelique Kidjo - Afirika - 8/13/2006 - Newport Jazz Festival (Official)
Angelique Kidjo - Afirika - 8/13/2006 - Newport Jazz Festival (Official)
Angelique Kidjo - "Agolo"
Angelique Kidjo - "Agolo"
Angelique Kidjo - Malaika - Africa Live in Dakar
Angelique Kidjo - Malaika - Africa Live in Dakar
Alicia Keys and Angelique Kidjo perform "Afrika" at Mandela Day 2009 from Radio City Music Hall
Alicia Keys and Angelique Kidjo perform "Afrika" at Mandela Day 2009 from Radio City Music Hall
Angelique Kidjo - Africa (46664 Arctic 2005)
Angelique Kidjo - Africa (46664 Arctic 2005)
Angelique Kidjo - Out of Africa
Angelique Kidjo - Out of Africa
"Eva" Angelique Kidjo feat. Asa, in conjunction With Rotary International "End Polio Now" Campaign.
"Eva" Angelique Kidjo feat. Asa, in conjunction With Rotary International "End Polio Now" Campaign.

Lyrics

Min bi fon do africa gblé lo
Min wè na fon bo mon dèkpè ton
Min déssou sin alo min wè dé
Mindé ma nan lin dagbé min ton

Yé fon bo do yanyan ton do wè
Africa min bi sé ton wè
Min nou min gbè yanyan ton dido

Ashè é Maman, ashè é Maman Afirika, Maman Afirika
Ashè é Maman, ashè é Maman Afirika, Maman Afirika

Min dé lè tin bo dji djan yin
Bomin dé lè fon do nou wa wè
Yénan don nou towé gblé lo
Yéman do nou dé wa wè nin yon

Ashè é Maman, ashè é Maman Afirika, Maman Afirika
Ashè é Maman, ashè é Maman Afirika, Maman Afirika

Nishè o, nishèo, nishèo, nishèo, nishèo
Nishè o, nishèo, nishèo, nishèo, nishèo

Min bi fon do africa gblé lo
Min wè na fon bo mon dèkpè ton
Min déssou sin alo min wè dé
Mindé ma nan lin dagbé min ton

Yé fon bo do yanyan ton do wè
Africa min bi sé ton wè
Min nou min gbè yanyan ton dido

Ashè é Maman, ashè é Maman Afirika
Maman Afirika
Ashè é Maman, ashè é Maman Afirika
Maman Afirika

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TRANSLATION:
Who sees the beauty in you, Maman Afirika?
Don't cross your arms and stand still
We have to work day and night
To make you stronger, Maman Afirika