We’re looking forward to the release of “In Memory of Forgetting,” Wana Udobang’s sophomore poetry album. When it comes, we know it’ll be soulful and beautiful. She revealed, on her website, that “the work navigates trauma, loss and self-renewal.”
Here is a little something to tide us over until the album arrives. It’s a poem titled “Open,” in which Udobang features Titilope Sonuga. The content of the poem is weighty but liberating. It explores, among other things, the journey to feminine self-awareness. At times the Udobang’s and Sonuga’s vocals are laced together to create a powerful and surreal delivery. It’s powerful stuff, a must-listen.