Occur Goes Global - The Music of Djibouti

Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 3:57 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Nearing its 40th year as an independent nation, the eastern Africa port country of Djibouti is considered one of the sturdier states in the continent. However, with four-term president Ismail Omar Guelleh squelching opposition by controlling the media, artists and other protesters risk their lives to have their voices heard. Here are five musicians and bands putting it all on the line to share their ideas and talents.   Fatouma Mansour Called the “diva of song” by some... READ MORE