Comoros independence day

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:

 

 

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