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'Jerry' and Ahmad Naaji in Mogadishu.

Learn How the 70s Became Somalia's Golden Age of Music in This New Video

A look back at Somalia's best years in music, and what's to come for the country today.

In this explainer video, learn what political, social, and cultural forces forged Somalia's golden age of music, what caused its demise, and why a new golden age is happening right now.

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This New Compilation of Pre-Civil War Somali Music Celebrates Somali Women

Vik Sohonie, the man behind 'Sweet As Broken Dates,' writes about his upcoming compilation of lost Somali tapes for Ostinato Records.