The 1970s and 1980s were thrumming as President Nimeiry coddled artists but times changed when his power was threatened.
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.
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