Mama Africa Anew: Somi Revisits and Reinterprets the Music of Miriam Makeba


Originally published on September 3, 2021. By Lissette Corsa The extraordinary life of South African singer and activist Miriam Makeba has been a constant North Star and source of inspiration for vocalist, composer and writer Somi Kakoma. Somi, as she’s known artistically, pays tribute to the late matriarch of African song on her latest album,

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