Entertainment July 01, 2018 at 10:23 am

7 Somali hit songs that have topped the charts over time

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor July 01, 2018 at 10:23 am

July 01, 2018 at 10:23 am | Entertainment

Lei lei by Maryam Mursal

The composer and vocalist star used to sing in nightclubs with her brand of music that featured a mix of blues, soul, Somali and Arabic influences. She worked with Waaberi, a music and dance troupe in Somalia before being banned for two years for criticizing the then-ruling military government. She subsequently moved to neighbouring Djibouti and recorded her solo, The Journey. The 68-year-old musician is currently based in Denmark.

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