Afrobeat’s leading ambassador is coming of age with his politically charged fourth album, Black Times. He talks to writer John Doran about corruption, fake news, and stepping out of his father’s shadow.
Yasmin Kadi fled Sierra Leone with her family during the outbreak of the Blood Diamond Civil War. Seeking refuge in the UK, Yasmin has gone on to become a celebrated Afrobeat musician, musical theatre actress, and CEO of her own record label: Refugee Records. As part of our Refugee Stories series, Yasmin speaks of her experiences.