SOMI

African Fusion / Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop • United States
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Born in Illinois to immigrants from Rwanda and Uganda, acclaimed vocalist & songwriter Somi has built a career of transatlantic sonicism and storytelling. Petite Afrique Somi's sophomore effort for Sony Music, is a daring, relevant, refashioning of what "jazz" and "African music" mean - both singularly and to each other. The album which was tells the story of African immigrants in the midst of a gentrified Harlem, New York, which won a 2018 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album and features special guest Aloe Blacc, is a timely Petite Afrique is the highly anticipated follow-up to Somi's last chart-topping album and major label debut The Lagos Music Salon which was inspired by an 18-month creative sabbatical in Lagos, Nigeria and features special guests Angelique Kidjo and Common landed at #1 on US Jazz charts. Both albums straddle the worlds of African jazz, soul, and pop with read more...
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SOMI Eternal Motive album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eternal Motive
African Fusion 2003
SOMI Red Soil In My Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red Soil In My Eyes
African Fusion 2007
SOMI If the Rains Come First album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
If the Rains Come First
African Fusion 2009
SOMI The Lagos Music Salon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lagos Music Salon
African Fusion 2014
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Petite Afrique
African Fusion 2017

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SOMI African Lady (Soulfeast 12 0.00 | 0 ratings
African Lady (Soulfeast 12" Mixes)
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2008
SOMI African Lady album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
African Lady
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2019

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Live At Jazz Standard
African Fusion 2011
SOMI Holy Room: Live At Alte Oper With Frankfurt Radio Big Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Holy Room: Live At Alte Oper With Frankfurt Radio Big Band
African Fusion 2020

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