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.