Miatta Fahnbulleh - A Legend

Liberian-born singer Miatta Fahnbulleh remains one Africa's finest voices. She always wanted to sing, but the bug really bit her at 16, a desire that caused problems with her father, the Liberian Ambassador to Sierra Leone. Liberia was not very progressive, and women, especially ambassadors' daughters, didn't sing in dance halls and clubs, so Fahnbulleh pursued her craft on the down-low. READ MORE