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The Lagos Music Salon: Somi's 'Last Song'

Watch Somi's music video for "Last Song," off her upcoming Nigerian influenced album 'The Lagos Music Salon.'


Somi, the NY-based songstress of Ugandan & Rwandan background, is readying the release of her major label debut The Lagos Music Salon  for Sony Music's OKeh Records. The delicate, piano-accompanied "Last Song" infuses the singer's previous jazz-oriented excursions with experiences she had while spending 18 months in Ilorin and Lagos. The Lagos Music Salon, out August 5 in the US, will feature swaying grooves like that below alonsgide fast-paced afrobeat-inpired collaborations with Angelique Kidjo and a hip-hop leaning track with Common, among others. Watch the video for "Last Song," premiering here today, and grab the single on iTunes.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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