"Freedom means the ability to manifest all of whom you are at any given moment" says Somi

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Somi, an American singer/songwriter of Rwandan and Ugandan descent

"I love to celebrate freedom in whatever context", says Somi, an American singer/songwriter of Rwandan and Ugandan descent. Somi is performing at a concert on Friday, 22 March at the General Assembly Hall to celebrate "Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation".

The concert pays tribute to the emancipation of slaves as this year marks many key slavery abolition anniversaries in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and, Latin America including the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation in the United States.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez sat down with Somi before the rehearsals. Somi says "Freedom means the ability to manifest all of whom you are at any given moment".

Duration: 4'44"

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