Manze Dayila-The Haitian Empress
One of the songs on Manze Dayila's album is about Simbi d'lo, the Vodou spirit of water.
And it's no wonder.
Manze grew up in poverty in the coastal town of St. Marc, Haiti, believing success in life lay far across the sea.
And one fall day in 1985, 19-year-old Manze boarded a rickety, overcrowded boat and headed for America.
After three rough days at sea, the boat was in bad shape and…