Why honouring Miriam Makeba is a must for Somi

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Artist Somi performs during The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba event at The Apollo Theater on March 19, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Shahar Azran/Getty Images)
Artist Somi performs during The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba event at The Apollo Theater on March 19, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Shahar Azran/Getty Images)

Grammy-nominated vocalist Somi unveiled her new album Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba on 4 March 2022. The fifth studio record from the East African singer-songwriter honours the late South African artist and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba. The album's release date marked what would have been Makeba's 90th birthday. 

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