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SOMI: ‘Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba’ (Membran/Salon Africana)

Though she was born in Champaign, Illinois, and is now based in New York City, the multi-talented Somi Kakoma is understandably proud of her African heritage and specifically her Ugandan and Rwandan ancestry. She’s...
SOMI: If The Rains Come

SOMI: If The Rains Come (Label: Obliq Sounds)

Somi is an African singer currently working out of New York and ‘If The Rains Come First’ is her third album. Like the previous two (‘Eternal Motive’ and ‘Red Soil In My Eyes’), ‘If...