An African twist to a song by Sting

Friday, December 11, 2020 - 4:41pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/e70931d9-67c8-4580-9626-e85ab8b0f186/2020_1211_10.mp3

With the blessing of Sting, Benin-born musician Shirazee updated his 1988 hit “Englishman in New York,” to “African in New York.” Marco Werman speaks to Shirazee about his inspiration for the song.