Angélique Kidjo, the Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter from Bénin, experienced the difficulties of being a woman in the music industry firsthand. She's channeled her international success into activism by campaigning for girls' education in Africa.
On what would have been his 70th birthday, we ask: How did Bob Marley become Bob Marley? "He was the hero of the youth when I grew up in Benin," says singer Angelique Kidjo. "The day he died all the schools closed."