Album: Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba
02. House of the Rising Sun
04. Hapo Zamani
05. Love Tastes Like Strawberries
07. Pata Pata
08. A Piece of Ground
16. Ring Bell, Ring Bell
Somi is an African American singer, songwriter, playwright and actor. She has released seven albums to date that have earned placings on leading international World Music and Jazz charts.
She was nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the most recent Grammy awards ceremony, making her the first African woman ever to be recognised in a Jazz category.
Her new album, Zenzile – The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba, is a celebration of the invaluable musical contributions and messages of social justice made by the first lady of African song and features Somi’s interpretations of some of Makeba’s best known recordings.
Released on what would have been the 90th birthday of Miriam Makeba, Zenzile… is a star-studded tribute and features guest appearances from Gregory Porter, Angelique Kidjo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Seun Kuti and more.