Vik Sohonie

Vik Sohonie

Vik Sohonie is the founder of Ostinato Records, a record label that reveals the untold stories of Africa's past through music. He has worked with the cultures of the Cape Verde Islands, Haiti, Somalia, Djibouti, and Sudan.

Arts & Culture

Uncovering Somalia's forgotten music of the 1970s

A trove of recordings that survived 'Africa's Dresden' is a window into how music once flourished under a dictatorship.

Uncovering Somalia's forgotten music of the 1970s