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Posted inCULTURE & COMMUNITY

Behind the scenes at Suldaan Seeraar’s mega-show in Minneapolis: The huge audience, the ticketing snags, and that booing thing with Ilhan Omar. 

The Somali music star behind YouTube hits like “Axdi Dhowra” and “275” talked to Sahan Journal about his North American debut, opening doors for Somali musicians—and plans for a second Minnesota show. “To the beautiful audience who attended the concert, I want to thank you,” Suldaan said.