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For the longest time, they have been labelled as the most stylish ninjas in the 254, and who are we to say otherwise. Sauti Sol’s stylist has always gone far and beyond to make them look like superstars with their out-of-this-world fashion.
A while back, however, they received a public backlash for outfits many termed as “mosquito nets”. It was funny at that time and they even laughed at it. But who had the last laugh? Shortly after, their outfits were featured in a UK museum. How cool is that?
But for them to actually get to afford these outstanding outfits, they had to work tirelessly. Back in the day when they were starting off, they were not earning as much as they are now, not that I know how much they earn but they termed their outfits as expensive by the standards of those days.
Taking to social media, they expressed how expensive their outfits were back in the day, saying: “These outfits were pretty expensive back then… 100/- for the shirts and 250/- for dem jeans… Haters gerrarahia, you garra go 😂.”
Check out the photo of them rocking the expensive outfits:
Sauti Sol’s Bien-Aime Baraza is a bitter man after allegations that he had broken up with his dancer girlfriend Chiki Onwukwe.
The rumours started when Bien attended his manager’s wife Annabel Onyango’s baby shower without his better half, raising eyebrows since they are always seen together in events more so if it’s a friend’s ceremony.
Other than that, the two had not been sharing photos of each other on social media for a while, fuelling the claims that they had called it quits.
Reports had revealed that Chiki, a dance and fitness instructor, had moved out of the house she was living with Bien, after a nasty quarrel but the couple has come to rubbish the claims.
When Bien was contacted, he was infuriated about the whole drama, saying that he and Chiki are very much together and chilling. He breathed fire telling our reporter Liz to leave him and his ‘wife’ alone;
We are okay, we are chill, don’t call my wife again asking her stupid questions.
This was before he went to social media to post videos so that he can irritate his haters and rumour mongers who came up with the gossip, making it clear that they are very much an item.
In the video, Chiki takes a video of a shirtless Bien, sarcastically asking him; “How are you doing after our break up.” A happy looking Bien then gives this cryptic response; “I’m so sad since we broke up.”
The lead singer then dances to their latest song, Love Again as Chiki films on, then shares the video with the caption that reads; “Watasema mchana, Usiku watalala. This shit still lit.”
In another video, Bien films Chiki as she walks around the house in a t-shirt, then they flaunt their love all cuddled up and grinding on each other as they sing along to the same song.
Check out the video below which was definitely meant for haters who started the rumours. But this looks like a cover up for something that had happened because a close friend of theirs confirmed that they had major issues in their relationship.
Another celebrity relationship has gone to the dogs.
Sauti Sol’s Bien Aime Baraza has called it quits with his longtime girlfriend, Chiki Kuruka.
This comes after Chiki threw him a note worthy bash at Osita Lodge a while back.
Anyhow, the details of the break up have being reported by Cheptoek Boyo of the Nairobian, who writes,
“Bien called it quits two weeks ago on grounds that Chiki was giving him ‘too much pressure’.”
The breakup saw Chiki park her bags and move out the apartment they were sharing together.
Now, the two are keeping mum about the breakup with Chiki’s manager giving a “no comment” response to whether they have broken up or not.
Chiki runs a very successful dance studio that is frequented by celebrities. It is located in Karen.
Meanwhile, Chiki has been posting inspirational messages on her social media.
One of which read, “Strength grows in the moments when you think you can’t go on but you keep going anyway” – Anonymous.”
May 14 was the last time she posted a photo together with Bien. While the Sauti Sol hunk posed a sweet message to her on May 18, quoting Nyashinski’s lyrics, “~Uko sawa na, wote malaika na mabawa yao, wote wanakuiga we ndo mama yao~ A Kenyan proverbs.
Here are some inspirational quotes she has posted in the past weeks when the said break-up happened.
1. “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey.
2. “You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.” – Oprah Winfrey.
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3. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance-and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. ” – Oprah Winfrey.
4. “She was born to be free, let her run wild in her own way and you will never lose her.” ― Nikki Rowe
5. “As long as my body holds out, I’ll be grooving when I’m 70.” ― Nikki Rowe
6. “When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.” — Michelle Obama
7. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” – M. Scott Peck
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou.
I have this quote on my mirror in the bathroom and it’s one of the first things I see in the morning when I get up. Self explanatory. FYI to late Dr. Maya Angelou is also one of the most inspiring women to have walked this earth. Still I rise.
9. ts not every morning you will wake up feeling great….. you might just want to crawl back into bed (me today!) What i usually do is force a smile until its real.
Happiness doesn’t always come naturally. But it is certainly a choice!
Check out some of her rocking photos that prove Bien amepoteza mchumba hot, hot!
Fashionista Annabel Onyango and her hubby Marek (Sauti Sol’s Publicist) are expecting their first child come August this year. As they look forward to the baby’s arrival, they held the most lavish baby shower ever.
The baby shower dubbed “Our Baby Love fest” was held on June 11, 2017, at a luxurious hotel located in Runda, Nairobi. Annabel and her bae are known to hold the most jaw dropping parties, and if you recall their wedding back in 2015 could easily be dubbed the wedding of the year.
Annabel has pretty much been hiding her baby bump from the public and it is only on two occasion that we barely got a glimpse of her bump.
Deatisl of her lavish baby shower are now emerging, and the photos will leave many green with envy. From free flowing champagne, to gold accents, about 80 people attended the event and danced along live jazz music, eating a sumptous high tea buffet.
- forodhanihouselamuSublime 💛
- toniemaiSlay mama, slay!
- annmccreathGood luck lovely Annabel
- kobikiharaBeautiful 💕💕🌸🌸🌸💕💕
- anyikowokoToday was a beautiful Sunday! #FuchsBaby ❤️❤️❤️
- chef_pinchitoCongratulations @annabelonyango. You’re beautiful. God bless you and the new family.
- msshifaCongrats!!! What’d we have what’d we have??!!!!…..lovely as always!
- poetictrendsjewelryYummy mummy to be!!! Congratulations again
- julieembletonYou beautiful mama to be! 💗💗💗
- yarden.h.nYour #babylovefest was beautiful! You look stunning! you are a power couple! Lots of love! ❤️
- mamaagoveasExcited for you to join the mamas club. You’re going to be an amazing mom. 😘
- mosyke@annabelonyango all the love to you and the family 🙂
- zawadinyongoIt was sooooo lovely babe. Just realized I didn’t take a single picture myself. Was too busy taking it all in. Love you. Thank you for throwing down the most bomb garden pastel baby love fest ever.
- corrinemuthoniCongratulations girl
- kenyabellaCongratulations pretty mama! 💕
- aw89Beauty. Congrats
- maishaconceptOmg we had no idea!!!!! Congrats Hun..you look stunning ❤
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The baby shower was graced by big names in the industry, including Sauti Sol’s Bien Aime and Chimano, Coine Onyango of Homeboyz among others.
Below are a couple of photos taken during the occasion courtesy Annabel via Facebook/Lyra Aoko
Sauti Sol are a really big band that has gained recognition not only in Kenya but internationally too. We love them and they make it easy for us to do so with their over the top music that we simply can’t stop dancing to.
They have won awards left right and center all because of hardwork and good delivery. Having worked with well recognised international artistes, Sauti Sol have made their name a brand and put Kenya on the map.
But for one to actually have good music, you need lyrics, of which they deliver a hundred percent. Apart from that, there’s always someone who does the magic so as to get the good beats and the magical flow of a song.
Polycarp Otieno has been the man behind the scenes of most of Sauti Sol’s songs, producing and working his magic while at it. He has also managed to work with other great artistes like Dela, Nyashinski among others.
He’s the quiet one in the group and very reserved and we just can’t help but admire his work ethic. If you ask me, I think he’s the real MVP.
Check out some of his incredible photos below;
Kenya’s biggest and fast rising boy band Sauti Sol never cease to amaze us. If they go missing for more than 3 months, be rest assured they’re cooking something new and better.
A few weeks ago, Uganda’s Bebe Cool released a single dubbed ‘Mbozi Za Malwa‘ featuring Sauti Sol. The song has become a major hit a few weeks after its release. That only means they connected from the word go.
Well, for a pretty long time, let’s say from the time they gained fame, Sauti Sol have been trend setters and have on numerous occasions surprised us with their outfits. A while back, they were mocked online after pictures of them wearing net-like clothes emerged with Kenyans saying their outfits looked like mosquito nets.
But one thing we can’t forget is the fact that one of their outfits is actually in a museum in the UK. How cool is that?
They have yet again come out looking dapper than ever in a recent photoshoot. Dressed in killer suits, the ninjas look like they are about to go head to head with James Bond.
Check out the classic men’s new photos below;
Suzziah is not only a millionaire but she also got a new man, yes, courtesy of Adelle and Shaffie.
Suzziah was playing God with the two presenters during The Morning Kiss on Breakfast with the Stars, who actually helped her create an ideal man, perfect only in her world.
The rules were she uses Kenyan male celebrities to construct an ideal man and what she came up with was absolutely amazing.
Let’s break it down for you;
She chose the face of Kenya’s hottie…Nick Mutuma!
The face and the lips have to go together right?
She chose the body of the man ladies can’t get enough of! Shiv Justgymit!
Being around someone with a character like Njugush’s would make her laugh all day, every day!
4. Fashion sense
Chimano of Sauti Sol is quite a fashionista and Suzziah choosing his kinda style is perfect!
If this was a perfect world Suzziah would have walked out of the studio with a drop dead gorgeous ninja!
It’s a new month and May has a couple of songs you’ve got to watch out for! Some of our favourite musicians like Sauti Sol, Octopizzo and many more have got us sorted this new month with amazing songs.
Here are 5 songs we bet you will be listening to all month long;
1. Mbozi Za Malwa
This is the latest jam from Sauti Sol and Uganda’s legendary king of Ragga Bebe Cool. These voices have blended in so well that you might find it so hard to differentiate the voices.
2. Pull Up
Octopizzo has been working hard and he keeps giving us hit after hit. Pull up is that kinda song you can’t stop moving to the beat, therefore, it will take some time before you get tired of this song. With well thought about lyrics, this song is classic!
3. For You
Le Band is a group that has really grown in the music industry and their latest song is just on point. If you loved Number 1 you will definitely die to listen to this one a couple of times in a day. It will be the song you will want to wake up to every morning.
4. Party Nation
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It might be two weeks old but we are still feeling the beat. Party Nation is a song by MDQ, Mayonde, Kagwe, Fena and Blinky Bill and we absolutely love the squad! The visuals and Kagwe’s intro then MDQ’S rap and that Fenaminal chorus, everything about this song is dope!
5. Show Me
The latest song from Tanzania’s sweetheart Harmonize featuring Rich Mavoko has been in a position to win a lot of African hearts with already a million plus views in just two weeks. These guys together are just a perfect combo.
Sauti Sol is a household name. These guys have crossed borders to do what many people wished they would have done…produce good music. And sell it at top dollar.
After releasing their viral album Live and Die In Africa, the all-male band, Sauti Sol has gone ahead to hit the headlines yet again with Uganda’s Bebe cool.
The award winning group together with the 18 N Over hitmaker have come out to release the song Mbozi Za Malwa which before the release of the video, was already a hit over a dance competition they had set.
The dance competition is between Kenyan and Ugandan girls after which the winner will walk away with undisclosed amount of money.
Kenyan lasses have shown their A game and I tell you these girls can twerk!
Check out the spanking new video;
Afro-pop band Sauti Sol talked to a Nigerian publication Pulse.ng about their current work with Nigerian artists Davido, Adekunle Gold, Simi among others.
They talked about their disappointment with not being able to perform at the Gidi Fest 2017, but took solace in the opportunity to work with top Nigerian artists, the result of which they would showcase at the next music staged event in Nigeria that they get invited over for.
On the concept of their last put out album ”Live and die in Afrika”, they said it’s aimed at pushing the message of pan-Africanism, encouraging Africans to stay in Africa basically.
The group talked about music as a tool to impact society positively, and African music having that one sound that unites the continent.
On working with Yemi Alade, they said “Yemi is a machine, she’s a hardworking woman, she ‘s an example to so many girls out there that just wanna make it and will stop at nothing to hit the jackpot.
One thing Yemi has been able to do that no other artist has been able to do is connect with Swahili-speaking people on a deeper level.”
The also went ahead to reveal details about the new collaborations they have with Nigerian artists and producers.
“We have been working on a lot of collaborations, Davido, Burna Boy, Phyno, Adekunle Gold, Tiwa Savage, Simi and others. We are not spreading ourselves too thin, we are fans of these people and we are happy to work with them.
“We created something soulful with Adekunle Gold, and he doesn’t know, but he has a fan base in Kenya,” they told Pulse.
They had kind words of praise to say about the other acts such as Tiwa Savage and her connection with Jay Z and Roc Nation.
Sauti Sol has already teamed up with Nigerian acts Yemi Alade and 2Baba, so Nigerian collaborations doesn’t come new to them.
If the name Marek Fuchs doesn’t ring a bell, trust me you know him pretty well. He is the guy behind Sauti Sol’s success whom you may not see a lot in the limelight because he is always somewhere trying to break a deal.
Being Sauti Sol’s manager is not easy, but the question is whom does he hang out with when he is not focusing on their media interviews or photo shoots?
He is always travelling all over the world and has managed to click a few selfies with some of the biggest international celebrities whom we only dream of being in their concerts or around them in general.
From meeting Kerry Washington to Usher, here are some other international superstars he has met and managed to pose for a picture with;
1. Sauti Sol were among Gidi Fest headliners in Nigeria and maybe, just maybe the boy band was on stage when he got to click one with Diplo!
2. He posted this picture on his Instagram with the caption; ‘Plantains for dinner | #Lagos #Nigeria’. He seems to have been having fun chilling with Davido.
3. Marek meets Trey Songz! Sounds like the best caption ever for this picture!
4. Y’all remember this guy? Hakeem Kae-Kazim? He’s the guy who played as Dubaku in the hit series 24!
5. Well, just like you guys I’m still stuck on this picture wondering how I can get a close selfie with the queen herself, Beyonce!
Kenya’s leading boy band, Sauti Sol, has remained one of the most talented groups that has put Kenya’s music industry on the map.
This group has gone on to win awards from Africa and beyond. Being one of the most sought after artistes, they have even landed deals with top brands like EABL’s Chrome Vodka. They even had a tour in different counties courtesy of the brand.
Their music is growing at a really fast pace and be sure to hear nothing but good praises about the band wherever you go.
Sauti Sol has done collabos with some of the greatest acts like Iyanya, MiCasa, 2Face Idibia among others. The boy band is currently in Lagos Nigeria, as they were part of the much anticipated festival, Gidi Fest.
Well, Sauti Sol are at it again as they are about to drop a brand new single alongside Uganda’s Bebe Cool. They made the announcement on social media, alerting their fans that the song dubbed ‘Mbozi za Malwa‘ will be dropping tomorrow (April 17).
They said, “Been cookin’ up a lot this year… First one droppin’ tomorrow. 🇺🇬 x 🇰🇪.”
Sauti Sol fans, brace yourselves for yet another hit from you favourite boy band.
When you are young and famous, most of your time is spent on social media platforms sharing your latest projects. Ask around, if you don’t believe me.
Instagram is all about getting a perfect pause and click if you want to gain a lot of followers.
Here are some of our local celebrities who have mastered the Instagram art gaining a massive following;
1. Huddah Monroe
She just hit 1 million followers on Instagram making her the first Kenyan to have a million plus followers on Instagram. The celebrated socialite/business lady has a lot of mafisi after her, whom she is killing softly. They definitely can’t take their eyes off her pictures.
2. Eric Omondi
When you are termed as the most interesting person that people want to watch, your followers on social media rise. This funny comedian has 986 thousand followers on Instagram, who are either looking forward to know his latest projects or want to get a sneak look at his sexy girlfriend.
3. Sauti sol
This boy band is quite popular among their fans especially because they have taken our music international. With 863 thousand followers, they take this as the best platform to talk about their latest projects and promote other local artistes. Their fans are always looking forward to what they have to offer.
Despite the fact that he had deleted his account last year, he got back and his fans couldn’t wait to click on that follow button. He is currently at 597 thousand followers and we bet he will gain more pretty soon. Having a new song with Tanzania’s very own Rayvanny, he will definitely be swimming in 600 thousand plus followers in no time.
5. Size 8
It is getting harder to keep up with Size 8 since she was reborn. With a new Youtube channel and a growing baby, her fans have risen to 576 thousand. They all want to know what is going on in her life which she shares a lot on her page.
6. Larry Madowo
The Trend host definitely has a lot of fans and they keep growing daily. Currently the technophile has 550 thousand followers waiting to see the next guest he will be hosting on this popular show. He began as a trainee reporter in KTN and his career has blossomed since then.
7. Vera Sidika
She is referred to many as Kenyan Kim Kardashian which explains why she has 532 thousand followers. The curvaceous socialite has quite a lot of stuff to show; her curves, her lavish lifestyle and the kinda projects she has been up to. However, we can be sure that the list comprises of mafisi wenye wanakula tu kwa macho.
8. DJ Mo
Just like his one year old daughter and his famous wife, the celebrated Crossover 101 DJ makes it to the top ten list of the most followed celebs on Instagram. With 521 thousand followers, he definitely has to keep his account active to keep luring fans. He mainly shares about his family and his upcoming events.
9. Vinnie Chipukeezy
This rib cracker gained his fame through Churchill show. So, with 474 thousand followers, he must make sure he shares substantial information on his page to keep more coming and his Kamba accent never disappoints.
The celebrated news presenter is dancing at 445 thousand followers. She is the founder of Inua Dada Foundation and a lot of her followers would be looking forward to tell what her next project will be.
This Easter Saturday (15th April 2017) – all roads lead to Nigeria as East Africa’s finest: Vanessa Mdee and Sauti Sol headline at the fourth edition of The Gidi Culture Festival (GIDI FEST) Lagos, Nigeria. Taking their renowned world-class performances to the culture festival, MTV award winners (Best Group in Africa) Sauti Sol will be making their debut with Tanzanian mega star Vanessa Mdee returning for a second time.
Ahead of their anticipated performances, Chimano of Sauti Sol says, “We are excited to be playing at the festival – what will also be our debut major performance in Nigeria! So we’re calling all our super fans to come enjoy the best live music in Africa and also get a taste of the best of Kenyan culture while at it.”
Vee Money says, “Last time was amazing and I am glad that this time my brothers Sauti Sol are joining me alongside so many other multi-talented artistes. It’s gonna be crazy as I’ve got so much new content to share at the festival.”
Co-founder of GIDI FEST Chin Okeke confirmed that Kenya Airways has this year joined the festival’s partners, in the bid to additionally promote cultural pride and travel for Africans to the festival. Chin is also elated to have East African music well represented at the festival this year.
He says, “GIDI FEST 2017 will be an explosion of African music and all genres imaginable on one platform for the culture. For the first time, we will also be producing exclusive content for GIDI FEST’s debut film set to launch later this year,” revealing, “It’s GIDI FEST’s intention to transport our stage across Africa to the world.”
Legendary American Grammy-award winning artiste Diplo of Major Lazer will also be lighting up the festival stage alongside several other major acts including Davido, Seyi Shay, Reekado Banks, Simi, DJ Obi and DJ Neptune. The music festival is a platform promoting African entertainment, music and cultural diplomacy.
They are famous at home and abroad. Well, the reasons for their fame are different but when they are famous, we are, too!
Who doesn’t love fame? I bet no one and we would definitely have a boring life if we didn’t have people to follow on the internet.
These are some Kenyan celebrities who have proven that we can shine beyond Kenyan borders:
1. Edi Gathegi.
He is a Kenyan-born Hollywood star who came to the limelight after acting in the hit trilogy movie series X-Men. We have seen him in couple of other Hollywood movies like; Into the badlands, Nikita and many more and he is definitely flying the Kenyan flag high.
2. Sylvia Njoki.
She is a fashion blogger who has been nominated for a lot of fashion awards, including Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award. Even if she didn’t win, she still suits to be in this platform for making it that far.
3. Nick Mutuma.
He made his big break in the MTV Shuga drama series and since then he hasn’t stopped. This was a series that gained international popularity, winning him a couple of awards. He has also worked with an international liquor company as one of their brand ambassadors and besides that, he is a commercial beast.
4. Victoria Kimani.
She may sound Nigerian due to her many collabos with Nigerian artistes and even being signed on one of their recording labels, but she is definitely Kenyan. Having done collabos with sexy men like AKA and headlining for international acts like TI, she is definitely one to watch out for.
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This group is more famous than you know it. They were nominated for MTV’s Listeners’ Choice Awards, proving they’ve got listeners all over Africa. When you get nominated for an award by MTV, trust me you’re a big deal.
6. Sauti Sol.
We cannot forget to add this boy band group into the list. They have done us proud locally and internationally. They have been previously nominated for MTV awards in Africa and Europe and also the BET Awards.
This controversial rapper has more to offer than just drama. During his time in BBA season 7, he didn’t win the money but landed a deal of a lifetime: being One Campaign ambassador. He was the first Kenyan to have made it that far in the game.
They may have vanished from the limelight but 2017 just got bigger and better for these artistes.
Others are just starting out and doing pretty well and you can’t afford to miss welcoming them into the game.
They have proven that this will be the year of new songs, new artistes, comebacks and you definitely don’t want to be left out.
Here are artistes to watch out for this year.
1. Chiwawa. He is one of the legendary rappers Kenya has ever seen and he is back to show us what he has been up to. If you are a fan of Kenyan old skool hip hop you’ve got to check him out. He will be dropping his new jam SiUsareeh sometime this year.
2. DOM. She is the new kid in town and definitely on fire. She is young and fresh in the industry and her freshest hit dubbed ‘Ujana in moshi’ is absolutely amazing. We can’t wait to see what she has got cooking for us this year.
3. Naiboi. This guy is unstoppable and will keep on giving us a lot of goodie goodie hits. He will be dropping his latest titled ‘Too much’ with Nigeria’s very own Fuse ODG.
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These artistes will be performing during the April’s edition of Industry Nite giving you a chance to see their latest projects.
Other artistes performing will be; the diss queen Kyki and Femi One sharing a stage and also Chibula, the dance choreographer behind Sauti Sol’s live and die in Afrika tour.
It will be a night full of fun and seeing these artistes perform live will leave you energized. The stage will definitely be lit and the best way to start your April.
Sauti Sol are the most celebrated boy bands not only regionally but internationally too. They have grown over the years to a group that is giving people sleepless nights.
With their different talents in place, the four ninjas have given us nothing but pure music that we play over and over again. I mean, is there anyone who gets tired of their music? If there is, I think you need to sit down and think about your life.
Sauti Sol are loved no matter where they go. They have managed to build a good relationship with their fans all through giving them the motivation to keep going and never looking back.
But one thing we should all remember is that they are normal human beings; loving their music is one thing but worshiping them is another. Don’t mix the two up.
Their parents must be really proud of them, considering how hard it is to make good music and get appreciated for the good work. There are savages in this world, in case you didn’t know.
Anyway, Mothers Day was yesterday and they couldn’t let the opportunity to celebrate their mothers pass by. Each one of them had a special message for their mum.
Check out what they had to say about their loving mums:
“Thank you for loving me, teaching, encouraging and raising me. You’re the most special and important woman in my life, now and forever. Love you mum!”
Polycarp (Fancy Fingers)
“So one day I asked my mom, how can you be this awesome? I got it all from my mama…She said. Happy mother’s day to my mom 👨and grandma Dani G 👵. More life to you both. ❤️”
“Raising me took a lot of patience and determination. To my mom, my first teacher and my pillar, thanks for not giving up on me. There’s no way I can pay you back but my plan is to make this and every other day the best of your life. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY 👩.”
“A world without you would be a hollow place. You fill my heart with joy, love and support.”
Kenya’s top boy band Sauti Sol have over the years proved to be the best in the game after a successful musical career since it’s formation back in 2005.
The BET nominess may however might have found themselves on the wrong side of the government after their lead vocalist Bein Aime Baraza shared his views on a recent project launched by the government, dubbed Studio Mashinani.
According to Bien, the group were the initial brains behind the major project which was launched a few days ago by renowned Jamaican stars, Etana, Richie Spice and Luciano.
Studio Mashinani was launched by the Ministry of ICT to provide modern recording facilities for talented youth to record their music and other creative products in terms of entertainment, film or showbiz.
According to Bien, the group had presented the idea to President Uhuru Kenyatta back in December 2015 as a way of introducing music studios, community radio, ICT Centers and Libraries with the spirit of community service.
They were further instructed to give the project to former YouthFund Chair, Bruce Odhiambo and together with other industry players, they embarked on the logistics and then sent the proposal to the involved parties.
But first, Sauti Sol had to apologize for the offensive remarks Bien had made about the government and more so, President Uhuru Kenyatta. Check out the press statement below.
When that D day arrives what song do you plan to play when walking down the aisle to say ‘I Do’ to the love of your life? What about when the official ceremony is done and yu’re leading your guests out of the church?
Well, we got you covered when it comes to the kind of wedding songs best suited for that Kenyan flavoured wedding. Check them out;
Just after exchanging the rings, this is a perfect song to get out of church with. With the vibrant beats, you can’t help but dance to it.
I Do- Willy Paul And Alaine
Forget the controversy that has come with this song, it is one song to sing and dance along to after you get the love of your life and have finally decided to tie the knot. Willy Paul and Alaine I must say have done justice to this song.
Zawadi Nono- Benachi
Benachi, a Kenyan gospel artiste who is now based in the States dedicated this song to his wife after a colourful invites only wedding that went down recently. The song speaks about how he finally got the right woman meant for him.
Wewe Ndiye- Ameleena Ft Calvo Mistari
Although they are not together anymore, Ameleena and Calvo Mistari released this song when the two were head over heels in love with each other and without a doubt, it is an intense wedding song.
Milele-King Kaka And Pascal Tokodi
It is hard to imagine that a rapper can make such a beautiful wedding song. Well King Kaka, CEO to Kaka Empire proved that he is so gentle after his lines combined with Pascal’s melodious voice and released this heavyweight collabo.
Her vocals are just perfect! This song is one hit to use in a wedding especially when the bride is walking down the aisle, and of course Atemi never disappoints.
Sura Yako- Sauti Sol
This song has been a hit to date. Theses boys know how to attract ladies with their ever to die for voices but one thing for sure is that you won’t miss hearing this song play at a wedding reception.
This is one song that saw Jaguar hit the international airwaves to a point of making a remix of the song with Nigeria’s Iyanya. Well, it is quite a catchy tune that makes you want to dance and without a doubt he made a mark in the industry with it.
Although the group MOG split, this song never looses its taste at all. These boys made a hit with this song back in the day which was well received.
Pete-Kidum Ft Alicious
Wow, these two have got talent. Although they might not have originally come from Kenya, the two reside here and have hit the Kenyan music industry by storm.