SAUTI SOL

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN : KENYA
GENRE : POP

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

     

Sauti Sol is an Afro-pop all male Kenyan band consisting of Bien-Aime Baraza, Willis Austin Chimano, Polycarp Otieno and Savara Mudigi.They are one of the most celebrated bands in East Africa and the rest of Africa, with their music receiving extensive airplay in East Africa and globally. As a band, Sauti Sol have performed alongside various local and international stars. To top it if off, they have received numerous awards and nominations including at MTV EMA Awards for Best African Band in 2014 

ALBUMS

Live and Die in Africa- Soon to be released

Ep: Sauti Sol X Spoek Mathambo- 2012

Sol Filosofia- 2011

Mwanzo- 2008

MUSIC INTERESTS

Although they have favorite musicians and music that they like listening to, as a group Sauti Sol are influenced by Salif Keita, Fally Ipupa and Cold Play among others

BACKGROUND

Bien-Aime Baraza is a vocalist and plays the guitar.

Polycarp Otieno is the lead guitarist of the band

Willis Austin Chimano is a vocalist, plays the saxophone and keytar 

Delvin Mudigi is a vocalist who also plays the percussion and drums

FUN FACTS

Sauti Sol’s “Nishike" music video was declared the most watched video in Kenya by Google

Sauti Sol launched the SOMA SOMA initiative in 2012, which seeks to develop peer-to-peer mentorship culture amongst school-goers throughout Kenya