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Spotify announces Somi, Grammy nominee, to join its EQUAL music programme

Business Day Online 18 Jun 2021
Today, Spotify has announced Somi, a Rwandan-Ugandan jazz singer and songwriter, as the latest African singer to join its EQUAL music programme. Spotify created EQUAL as a global initiative to cultivate gender equality in music and support female creators under one brand ... Somi made her debut in 2014, with the album ‘The Lagos Music Salon’.

Somi’s Holy Room breaks the sounds of silence

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Apr 2021
It’s a performance thing and it’s about the music itself and the songwriting, et cetera.” ... “When I started sharing some of those songs in The Lagos Music Salon (released in 2014), I kept asking myself ... in music that might disarm the listener ... Holy Room is released by Salon Africana.

Africa’s jazz diva Somi deeply humbled by her 2021 Grammy nomination

Independent online (SA) 15 Dec 2020
“The music on the recording is mostly from my last two albums - 'Petite Afrique', which was about the African immigrant experience in the U.S., and 'The Lagos Music Salon', which was inspired by my time living in Nigeria ... The list is long… so my music is about sounding home - all of those places - through the stories I’ve lived and my imagination.”.
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