The Comoros celebrates its independence today. Consisting of four islands in an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, between the mainland Africa and Madagascar, the island has a diverse history and culture with African, Asian and European influences.
A matriarchal society still survives in the Comoros and in celebration of independence and sisterhood, here are the vocal stylings of Comorian women:
Taarab from Sarah Ngoma
R&B from Naima:
And here is a hip hop track featuring Zainaba Ahmed: