Touré was born in Gabon to a Malian Muslim father and a Gabonese mother. She later attended high school in France where she generated a distinct interest across the arts. In 1995, she moved to New York to study music. During this creative journey, she felt pulled toward the practice of Islam which was to have a profound impact on the nature of her creations. Sufism, the inner dimension of Islam inspired her to produce poetic works of a spiritual nature.To read the rest of her Wikipedia article, go here. You can also read more at her website.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Country of origin: Gabon