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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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