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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Congratulations To Somi On Her Hit Album, If The Rains Come First

Written By: Nani Hapa—Somi's new album If The Rains Come First has debuted on the Billboard charts! The album debuted in the #2 slot on the Billboard World Music chart and the #21 Billboard Heatseeker Albums earlier this month.

The good news should come as no surprise to those of us who've had the good fortune of listening to If The Rains Come First; it is a sweet, beautiful, uplifting, album. I especially like the fact that Somi weaves in lyrics sung in three different East African languages into her primarily English sung songs. Somi captures her sound perfectly with the label "new African soul."

If you haven't heard it yet, take the time to visit to hear the album, and for a limited time, if you order If The Rains Come First from Somi's label,, you get 20% off your purchase price, use coupon code SOMI2010 in your shopping cart.

(Photo Credits: Matthew Furman)