Somali music becoming popular
Somali is one of the beautiful and the handful countries of the Africa which offer the rich culture and diversity. Like Somaliís people, the music of Somali is also popular and this country also offers various popular music bands, such as the Waaberi Horseed.
This band has gained huge fan following across the world. There are also various Somali singers like Ahmed called and Maryam who has fused the Somali music with the rock, jazz and hip hop.
Recently, the Somali music has been turned into the modern music and first important form of the upgraded Somali music was started in the 1990. Traditional Somali music was converted in the Dhaanto, which is considered to be an innovative and modern form of Somali song and dances. During the same period, the Somali music also showed the rise of various dance forms, such as Xaaji Baal Dance Troupe. This dance has also become very popular in the world and now-a-days this dance has occupied the places in the night clubs, discos and bars.
Origin of Somali music
The Somali music was started with the most famous balwo style introduced by the Abdi Sinimo. The origin of the particular music style in Sweden was Dilla. After this city, this Somali music became popular across the world. Balwo style is one of the Somali music categories which is the mixture of Somali music and the modern poetry. This mixture is also known as the Somali fusion music.
There is one more popular style of Somali music which is also known as the garanmmi style. Garanmmi style was introduced through the Cabdillahi Qarshe and this category became more popular in the year 1990. Various songs of this Somali music are also popular these days and played in various restaurants, clubs and the discos.
Popularity of Somali music
In addition to the clubs and discos, Somali music is also very popular among the youth. Various people are also using the Somali music as their caller tunes and ringtones. Numerous Somali songs are available online these days which can be downloaded for free. Various websites are offering the Somali music of different styles. Somali music was almost finished at the time of the Siad Barre except the music which was officially-sanctioned. Just to save the Somali music, various protest songs were produced at that particular time period.
Somali music is also famous for its clan music which is totally based on the folk tradition and includes the combination of the sweet melodies as well as drum beats of the Africa. This Somali music is also famous among the youth and transmitted through the radio along with the tapes which is very popular in the weddings and the night parties. This music includes the urban sound. Clan music is designed for the urban population which has a different music style.