Videos April 2, 2014
Somali Love Songs: A Hip Deep Introduction
Wellesley College Historian Lidwien Kapteijns is the lead advisor on Afropop's Hip Deep program "Reconstructing Somalia, Love Songs at the Birth of a Nation." Here she introduces the program with a tour of her office, introducing artists, recordings, books and ideas, and taking us inside a colonial era map of this remarkable and troubled country. A tough and tragic story, told with Kapteijns's trademark wit and charm! Check out the video! http://youtu.be/R02mhTcLnCg