Posts Tagged ‘Sudan’

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Music Spotlight – DJ Moma and Africa In Your Earbuds

Our music spotlight today comes from the Africa In Your Earbuds series from Okay Africa, the cultural site focusing on art, music, and politics from Africa and the Diaspora. In Africa In Your Earbuds #18, New York DJ with Sudanese roots, DJ Moma mixes African classics with modern tracks from the Diaspora.

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Say Word: Sidi or Siddi

Sidi or Siddi One of the various names given to describe East African people, from northern Sudan to Mozambique, who crossed the Indian Ocean and settled into the Indian sub-continent. Sidis were slaves, as well as skilled workers, soldiers, and merchants.