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Swinging Mogadishu - Somalia's electrifying musical history

Music producer Vik Sohonie talks to Lawrence Pollard about his new album "Sweet as Broken Dates" which is a compilation of music restored and remastered from a dusty treasure trove of cassette recordings from the 1970s and 1980s. It was a time when "Swinging Mogadishu" came alive as a crossroads for funk, pop, reggae and Bollywood.

(Photo: "Sweet as Broken Dates" album cover. Credit: Vik Sohonie)

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