Born in Ohio, Sudan Archives is a violinist and vocalist who writes and produces her own music. She is inspired by traditional West African music, and blends these influences with contemporary R&B and electronic music. Her debut album, “Athena,” was released on Stones Throw Records in 2019 to favorable reviews in the New York Times and DJ Mag. In an interview with WePresent, Sudan told our writer how she found her musical voice, by teaching herself instruments, learning from the LA club scene and immersing herself in traditional West African music.
“I wanna be always looking out and facing my fears.”