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Somi - The Lagos Music Salon / iRock Jazz interview

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The daughter of African immigrants, jazz artist Somi is captivating audiences with her New African sound. A recipient of the TEDGlobal Scholarship, she began playing cello at a young age and allowed that instrument to shape her vocal skills.

The soon to be legendary songstress Somi is releasing a brand new sound on a historical label. The Lagos Music Salon, debuting on Sony's OKeh Records, features an impressive supporting cast that takes you on a soulful journey through Lagos, Nigeria.

iRockJazz had the pleasure of speaking with Somi about her African roots, her New African sound and her part in the legendary relaunch of OKeh Records. READ THE FULL iRock Jazz INTERVIEW.