Powerful women from present and past remain muses for Ibrahim Maalouf. The end result is a new collaborative album, named after the storied figure, with revered Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo. Photo: Sife ElamineA story for the agesThe story of the Queen of Sheba has been told in various guises across Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions. Where those were singular pieces of music, Queen of Sheba could be the first album dedicated to the topic. Like Queen of Sheba, Maalouf's Kalthoum and Dalida by Ibrahim Maalouf albums also transcend mere tribute with their level of research and detail.
Source: Ethiopian News July 03, 2022 10:15 UTC