Meet the Metal-Scientist-Turned-Singer Songwriter, writing a Swahili cookbook? Mim:‘With no more than a strong musical attachment to my spirit I found myself in ‘music’; singing, writing and constantly learning. With no formal musical background I embarked on a journey that I knew nothing about but I knew what I knew and I knew what was possible. Music has always been in my blood. I guess it was just a matter of time! Mim Suleiman has been described as Mama Africa of the modern Era. Defies categorisation. A boundary crossing performer, she reaches deep into her East African heritage to blend traditional Taarab vibes with dub, jazz, soul and funk.
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