Sulekha Ali

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Suleekha Ali
زليخة علي
Background information
Born Somalia
Origin Ottawa, Canada
Genres Pop
Years active 2000s-present

Sulekha Ali (Somali: Suleekha Cali, Arabic: زليخة علي‎‎) is a Somali-Canadian musician. Based in Ottawa, she attended Carleton University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) degree in Human Rights. Her choice of tertiary studies has significantly influenced her music, which is noted for its thoughtful, socially conscious lyrics. Ali's hit singles include "Hooyo" ("Mother" in the Somali language) and "Time and Time".[1]

See also


  1. Omar, Farid (19 July 2012). "Sulekha Ali: Queen of Lyrics redefining the music world". Digital Journal. Retrieved 4 December 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

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