Dur Dur Band :: Volume 5 (1987)

Dur Dur Band was one of Somalia's last great party bands, a group that, at its peak powers, was 12 members strong and performed a high energy tincture of cross-cultural funk. The Horn of Africa's sound filtered through the spritely, synthy pop music of the '80s, Dur Dur's dance music was made to bump in the hotels and soccer stadiums that played host to Mogadishu's music scene. The band grew very popular during the final years of communist dictator Mohamed Siad Barre's reign . . .

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