The singer and ethnomusicologist Alsarah was born in Sudan, and her family left the country during the military coup of 1989, when she was a small child. Alsarah and her family eventually settled in the US, and she’s been leading the band Alsarah & The Nubatones since 2010. (She’s also collaborated with people like Oddisee.) A couple of years ago, Alsarah wrote a song called “Men Ana,” a salute to the youth resistance in Sudan. (The title is Arabic for “Who Am I.”) Yesterday, Alsarah & The Nubatones came out with a very cool video for that song.
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