Sauti Sol To Release Songs With Davido, Adekunle Gold, Tiwa Savage And Others

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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

Here Are 5 International Celebrities Sauti Sol’s Manager Couldn’t Help But Click A Pic With

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.

Sauti Sol Set To Drop A New Song With Uganda’s Bebe Cool

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.

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Sauti Sol And Vanessa Mdee Set To Headline This Culture Festival In Nigeria

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!

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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.
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Sauti Sol Send Out An Apology To President Uhuru Kenyatta After The Studio Mashinani Saga (PHOTO)

3. Marek meets Trey Songz! Sounds like the best caption ever for this picture!

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4. Y’all remember this guy? Hakeem Kae-Kazim? He’s the guy who played as Dubaku in the hit series 24!

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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!

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Sauti Sol Set To Drop A New Song With Uganda’s Bebe Cool

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.

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Their music is growing at a really fast pace and be sure to hear nothing but good praises about the band wherever you go.

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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.

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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.

These Are The Top 10 Bigwigs On Instagram In 2017

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

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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.

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2. Eric Omondi

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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

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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.

4. Bahati

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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

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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.

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6. Larry Madowo

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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

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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

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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

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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.

10.Janet Mbugua

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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.

Sauti Sol And Vanessa Mdee Set To Headline This Culture Festival In Nigeria

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.

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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.”

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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.”

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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.

Here Are Some 254 Stars Who Are Shining Bright Internationally

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:

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1. Edi Gathegi.

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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.

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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.

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3. Nick Mutuma.

nickHe 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.

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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.

‘Stop Using Our A List Artistes As Opening Acts For Other B List “Intl” Artistes’ – SHOUTS Victoria Kimani

5. Kansol.

kansol 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.

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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.

7. Prezzo.

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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.

These Are The Legendary Nairobi Stars That Have Exciting Projects Coming Up

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.

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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.

 

All For Love: This Is What Sauti Sol Had To Say About Their Mothers (Photos)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

Bien Aime

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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)

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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. ❤️”

Savara

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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 👩.”

Chimano

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A world without you would be a hollow place. You fill my heart with joy, love and support.”

 

Sauti Sol Send Out An Apology To President Uhuru Kenyatta After The Studio Mashinani Saga (PHOTO)

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.

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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.

Bien Aime Disappointed That Jamaican Stars Launched A Kenyan Government Project

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Bien’s rant elicited mixed reactions from fans and fellow musicians, who rallied behind him, but now, it looks like his voice was finally heard as it turns out that the band is in talks with the State over the Sh80 Million project.

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.

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Yes I Do! Top 5 Kenyan Wedding Songs You Must Walk Down The Aisle To (VIDEOS)

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;

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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.

Bebi Bebi-Atemi

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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

No One Is Ugly, Just Poor: Check Out These Crazy Celeb Throw Back Photos

I will probably be killed if I do not say “credit for these photos belongs to Shaffie and Adelle’s interns”. You thought I was going to credit them huh? So did they. But shout out to The interns who compiled this list of celebrity photos.

And why am I sharing them? Well because they are a way for us to celebrate “penye tumetoka“. In truth, unless you were born in the lap of luxury, you know what a glow-up is. And if you were born in the lap of luxury, take a knee, this isn’t for you.

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We can see the struggle our celebrities went through before the money came and reworked their images -true to form, pesa ni sabuni and trust me when I say some look extremely ratchet.

But don’t take my word for it, check them out below:

 

Here Is The Reason Why Sauti Sol’s Delvin Mudigi Is All alone and Feeling Sorry for Himself

Being a celebrity is both a good and a bad thing, at least that’s what most celebrities say. It has some truth to it, considering you are a public figure. Everything one does is keenly watched by the public. From hidden scandals to public controversies to great music and movies; all these are out in the open and the public is basically left to judge the incidences.

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Sauti Sol are among the fastest rising stars not only regionally but internationally too. One of their band members, Savara, broke his leg and has been on bed rest for a month or so now. It’s not easy being a great star, if you are tied down by a broken leg. It is challenging, but he has a really good support system.

It seems that ever since he broke his leg, he’s been thinking a lot. He’s grateful to see another day everyday despite his condition. But he now has another concern.

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Taking to social media, he narrated how he’s come to realise that human beings can really come in different forms, because when you are well, they are there for you, cheering you on but when something happens, they are nowhere to be seen.

He wrote, “Binadamu sio watu. Ukiwa na shida hutowaona. Ona sasa wamekimbia. Be careful of mankind. Sometimes there’s just man but no kind. Many times I have sycophants around me. When there are parties to attend and big shows to play, when hundreds of women are screaming my name and bottles of champagne up for grabs. These days I see them no more. Most of them are on to the next catch. Make sure you surround yourself with people who genuinely care and who will hold you down in times of darkness. This is a simple message to inform but not fish for comments 😊.”

Top 5 Male Celebrities Women Hate To Love But They Do It Anyway

I thought being solely focused on looks were vanity! EvidentlyI i must have thought wrong and yes, there are hot and sexy men in this nation who give city girls sleepless nights.

Most of these men have moved from controversy to controversy with their scandalous lives putting their names in not so enviable position. But the girls just don’t want to listen, they still go on to love these celebrities over their hunky looks.

Just for the record, there are so many to-die for male celebrities who have gone through horrific scandals but the following have topped the charts being the kings of lover boy’s controversies.

 

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I must agree he is old (or older). His time to get married has since passed, but who are we to judge. The guy has had it rough, from trying to show his nakedness to the public to being rumoured of getting beaten by small girlfriend – I never thought she couldn’t hurt a fly! He has had a long chain of girlfriends from his ex wife to socialite Huddah Monroe and then came the jaw dropping news that he was dumped by socialite gilrfriend, Michelle Yola for cheating. And still; lasses want to get a slice of this Nairobi Dairies’ King of scandals?

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Bien Aime Baraza-Sauti Sol

Many would say he rants like a baby. First of all, we know this singer has a dancer girlfriend but why complain over simple chocolates? Bien got angry last Valentine’s over chocolate he was gifted by a PR company.

‘Pris, My Tweet Is Not Worth Sh150 Chocolate Gift,’ Bien Blasts PR Guy

Did I mention how he called international artiste foreign bullsh*t?  He is also known for ranting on journalists and of course making his opinion known. But still city girls will do anything to get this man?

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Willy Paul

After his Tiga Wana track exploded, Willy Paul’s conversation with a fan went viral with him hurling insults at a fan, with words strong enough not to be printed here. He did not stop there, Willy Pozze is known for exchanging women like underwear, even after he was accused of impregnating one, claims that he denied. And the girls still forgive him for being accused of trying to ask for nudes?

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King Kaka

He has the lines, and is one of the baddest rappers we have in the country. The rapper shocked many after he impregnated fellow singer Sage and his girlfriend almost at the same time. He must have been a genius and of course there is that person who was obviously cheated on. Well, these girls seem not to care about how many baby mama’s this Kichinjio hit maker has, some are willing to become a third baby mama.

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Vituko galore! If you want to make headlines, call upon this gospel singer to make it easier for you. After having rent arrears at his Karen  house, Ringtone went ahead to accuse Willy Paul and Pitson of planning pregnancy accusations on him citing that they were jealous of his Tenda Wema Nenda Zako hit which was received well.

Gospel Singer Ringtone Finally Speaks Up After Being Kicked Out Of His House

“SO @willypaulmsafi and @therealpitson apparently am informed they conspired to create and publicise a pregnancy scandal for me to ruin my reputation and career. The truth is finally out the investigation company I hired has proven to me. SHAME ON @willypaulmsafi and SHAME ON @therealpitson you can’t pull me down. Imagine they did all those evil things to me because TENDA WEMA WAS HITTING. All the tears I cried and all the pain I went through. All the friends I lost and all the shame that I had to live in. I PROMISE YOU @willypaulmsafi and @therealpitson he who called will deal with you he sees each tear his beloved shade. I personally forgive all my enemies. To my fans please I personally want to thank you for the faith and prayers you gave during that time of trial. AM NOW FREE AND THE DEVIL IS A LIAR. 1) Rent issues 2)pregnancy issues etc. All are nothing but jealous.”

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‘Pris, My Tweet Is Not Worth Sh150 Chocolate Gift,’ Bien Blasts PR Guy

Sauti Sol’s lead man, Bien Aime Baraza is the talk of town.
He took to social media to blast a PR/activations personnel of a company that tried to get social media mileage out of him.
He doesn’t mind posting Thank yous on his social media, but he minds very much when the gift – in question – is not worth that kind of  attention.
The Kuliko Jana star said that he was gifted a Sh150 chocolate and asked to post about it on his social media.
He saw red.
This is what Bien said about the whole issue.
On the morning of Valentines I was snuggled up in bed with the love of my life when my phone rang. A gentleman from a top Kenyan media agency had called to inform me that he had a package for me and Chiki; and asked for my address so he could send a rider over to drop it. I was of course delighted to hand it over. He later called after like 45 minutes because the rider was lost, after which I gave a better explanation of my address. In no time my package was here.
I was excited when I saw the slim envelope. My brain was farting with possibilities and probabilities. I remember debating between a holiday or a dinner for two. I tore it up like a kid opening a Christmas gift. And there it was “A BAR OF CHOCOLATE.” My immediate reaction was to call the watchman and ask him if that was all; after which he confirmed “ndio boss, ni hiyo tu.” I thought to myself “what’s the use of sending a rider over, calling me frantically and me giving out my address only to receive a bar of chocolate?”

Sauti Sol’s Bien Aime Calls Visiting American Stars ‘Foreign Bullsh*t’! (SCREENSHOT)


Shortly after he called again to confirm receipt. I did and as courtesy calls thanked him for the chocolate. But I could hear in his voice that he expected more. After our very brief conversation he sent me a text message with marketing #hashtags and said he would be grateful if I tweeted a thank-you tweet for the chocolate.
Kenyans!!!! What the flying FUCK! How dare you equate an artists tweets to ksh150 worth of a chocolate bar? Since when did artists endorse brands for a bar of chocolate? Whose ‘BRILLIANT’ idea was that!!! I actually felt insulted more than I was grateful for the damn chocolate which if you ask me I could live without. The trouble they went through to call and deliver it defeats the purpose of the whole exercise.
What is the moral of the story? Art should be paid for. Artists put in years building brands that people associate with. You can’t call an accountant and give him chocolate in exchange for accounting services. Put money on the table. I’m disappointed especially with the fact that an agency doesn’t know this because their business is heavily dependent on art and content. Forgive me for overestimating their abilities to think better for my industry.

PS, Chiki ate the chocolate. I was too pissed to even bring it close to my mouth. Bien-Aime Baraza

Sauti Sol’s Bien Aime Calls Visiting American Stars ‘Foreign Bullsh*t’! (SCREENSHOT)

He is known for making his opinions known. Loudly. Whether it is popular or not, he doesn’t care. He has said his piece and that is that.

I’m talking about Sauti Sol’s lead vocalist, Bien Aime Baraza.

A while back he lectured a blogger for writing an opinion piece alluding to the fact that Polycarp Onyango is a not a productive member of the all male group.

Bien did not spare his bundles, he wrote  long winding post calling the writer, a “stupid journalist”.

Now, he wants to make his feelings known about the visiting RNB mega stars, SWV and Blackstreet.

Chek out their arrival video.

In a Facebook post that has since gone viral, Bien insulted Kenyan fans of the Ol’skul acts and in the same fell swoop, called the American artistes “Foreign bullsh*t” and all round “trash”.

He wrote in his post,

“Kenyans are such superstars,. We make foreign songs bigger here than they are in their countries of origin,” adding clapping emojis, “Happy dustbin for foreign bulsh*t day. Hope you smell the trash soon.”
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Fan Confronts Mudigi Savara, Asks Why His Girlfriend Keeps Sliding Into His DMs

Man, life is so unfair. Here I am, a physical specimen of how a sexy Igbo/Luhya ages gracefully and I cannot get half the attention Mudigi Savara gets with his broken leg!

I mean, I thought his injury would slow down his pursuit of lasses but I was ever so wrong! Not that he chases after women…that assumption was really off but rather, the lasses chase after Mudigi Savara. And one unfortunate lad had to find out whether his lass was cheating or at least attempting to cheat on him with Mudigi Savara.

I have been here. At the hands of a trifling Nairobi lass who took me to hell and left me feeling every song on 808s and Heartbreaks.

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But this is about a youngin called Deco Diamond. The poor lad has reason to think his bae is cheating on him and I guess he went through her private DMs (not a smart move but the exuberance of youth often trounces wisdom) and guess what he found?

His lass was sliding into Mudigi Savara’s DMs perhaps in the hope of some fun with the crooner…

Mudigi actually dealt with the question well… He kept his business moving. But his fans, though… They were bemused:

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Unconditional Winners! And The East Africa Super Hit Of The Year Goes To…!!!

Hawacheki na watu! It seems like Sauti Sol is giving the industry a run for their money.The boy band has remained one of the most talented groups that have not failed to put Kenya’s music industry on the map. This group has gone on to win awards from Africa and beyond.

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Being one of the most sought after artistes, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the group won two heavy-weight awards at the recent 5th edition of HiPipo awards held at Serena hotel in Kampala. The band won Song Of The Year Kenya and The East Africa  Super Hit with the song Unconditionally Bae which featured Tanzania’s Ali Kiba.

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Among others who walked away with awards was Diamond Platnumz with the East Africa Best Video for the song Salome featuring Rayvanny. Diamond also went home with Quinquennial Africa Music Vanguard Award.

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Tanzanian duo, Navy Kenzo who performed at the event were awarded the East Africa Best New Act while Ali Kiba also walked away with Song Of The Year Tanzania with the song Aje.

 

Sauti Sol has always been superstars for the longest time ever. They are geniuses when it comes to making music and their mode of music production is on point. Their albums over the years have been nothing but successful and we are more than proud to say they deserved the awards.

 

 

Maisha Sio Mchezo! Savara Mudigi Of Sauti Sol Reveals How Pain Has Taught Him The Hardest Lesson In Life

Sauti Sol’s vocalist and drummer Delvin Mudigi aka Savara has recently taken a break from performing and singing to ensure he fully recovers after he recently underwent surgery on his leg.

The celebrated singer-cum-dancer injured his leg at a team-building get-away, after which it was discovered that his injury required surgery.

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: Sauti Sol’s Savara Mudigi Set To Undergo Surgery After This Sad Thing Happened

Savara Mudigi’s surgery was successful and he was later discharged after a few days in hospital.

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The artiste is using crutches to assist him in walking and for now, he has to stay indoors for the next one and a half months, without engaging in any body-straining activities, which includes dancing or performing or worse working out.

Trust me, this is the hardest and worst news a singer or dancer can receive as one of his legs is temporarily inactive.

Get Well Soon: Chipukeezy Sends a Heart-warming Message To Ailing Savara Mudigi Of Sauti Sol

But through it all, Savara is very grateful for his friends, fellow band-mates, and fans who’ve been praying for his recovery and showed him unwavering support.

Another thing, the hunk has also learned how to be grateful for life and not taking for granted the times he’s able to engage in certain activities, unlike before.

Savara now calls himself, “a couch potato” since he cannot even perform his leg workout because of the surgery. He shared the lessons he has learned from this freak accident;

Monday is usually my leg day at the gym 💪well, not for the next 8-10 weeks. I never thought I’d be a couch potato, but unfortunately I’ll have to be until I fully recover🙄
Many times we get used to certain activities, they become a routine, maybe even a way of life. We take them for granted and stop fully appreciating them for what they are: a privilege.
It is easy to forget the reasons why we got into a habit in the first place. Remind yourself daily of why you do the things you do. Enjoy every moment you get to do them. They say pain is a teacher, and I’m sure to learn lots of lessons from this.

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Get Well Soon: Chipukeezy Sends a Heart-warming Message To Ailing Savara Mudigi Of Sauti Sol

Top comedian Chipukeezy is known for his humorous and rib-cracking one man shows and parody videos after leaving Churchill show to launch a solo career.

Chipukeezy, real name, Vincent Muasya however, has moments where he gets serious once in a while especially when it comes to life-threating issues.

For those of you who don’t know, Sauti Sol’s vocalist and drummer, Delvin ‘Savara’ Mudigi was recently operated on after he fractured his leg while participating in outdoor team building activities.

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Savara sadly injured his leg and thought it was just a sprain but after a while, the leg became massively swollen. He returned to hospital for further treatment where it was revealed that he had sustained a fracture that required surgery immediately.

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: Sauti Sol’s Savara Mudigi Set To Undergo Surgery After This Sad Thing Happened

The celebrated hunk is, however, fairing on well after undergoing a successful surgery, but is still in the hospital and will be using crutches for a while now to aid in the healing of the leg.

He recently broke his silence on social media, sharing with his fans what really happened, and at the same time appreciating the fact that he’s alive and well. He also thanked his fans, friends and fellow musicians for the support and prayers;

Even though the year is young, I’ve gone through a short period that has shown me what can happen if you dare run away from God. I’ve been through an eye opening situation that has made me appreciate the little things that matter. I would love to thank all my fans for the support during this difficult time. The whole story is that I had an accident at the beginning of the year and didn’t get a major injury and then in a small mishap this week I got my ankle injured and had to undergo a surgery. Let’s not take for granted the moments that we treasure. To all the Sauti Sol and Savara fans let’s stick together. This year will be filled with more blessings and you will be part of the journey. I need you and thank you for being present

Many celebrities have come out to wish the talented artiste a quick recovery and among them is Kiss FM’s Chipukeezy, who recently sent a heart-warming message to Savara.

He shared a photo of Mudigi who’s standing using crutches, with a simple caption that read; “Bro am praying for you, get well soon man @savarafrica”

Get well soon Savara Mudigi.

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Bae Goals! Bien’s Sexy Girlfriend And Her Future Mother-In-Law Embrace In Sweet, Heart-warming Photo

Celebrated Sauti Sol vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and lead singer Bien-Aimé Baraza seems to have started the year on a good note and it’s about to get better.

The award-winning singer is not just very talented with an ear-soothing voice, but he’s also handsome with a body that drives lasses crazy every time he performs on the stage.

But all in all, he remains humble, down to earth and very committed to music, giving fans the best when it comes to songs, electric performances, and album releases.

He’s Always Been a Hunk! Bien Of Sauti Sol Is a Spitting Image Of His Younger Self (Photo)

Bien’s style of singing is soulful and his songwriting skills celebrated by many, as he occasionally writes songs for other artists like Elani, Amos & Josh and Wendy Kimani.

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Away from music and the everyday hustle to make it big in life, Bien is a remarkable boyfriend to his Kenyan-based Nigerian girlfriend Chiki Onwukwe aka Chiki Kuruka, who is a dancer, fitness instructor, and model.

The two have dated for a while now, but before they officially revealed that they were an item, they had actually dated for a year, though many people came to know about their romance at the end of 2015.

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Chiki and Bien have been inseparable and always display public affection whenever they are together, and there is no doubt that they are indeed happy despite their busy work schedules.

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Bien recently celebrated his 29th birthday at a mega party in Rongai, where fellow artistes, fans and family members attended the bash to celebrate the iconic singer, and one of the most beautiful moments was when the love of his life, Chiki hang out wth his mother.

EXCLUSIVE! Bien Of Sauti Sol Hits The Dance Floor With His Mom At His Swanky Birthday Party [VIDEO]

Chiki and hopefully her future mother-in-law had a touching and tear-jerking moment when they embraced and shared a warm hug, and Bien could not help but capture the moment, and from the look of things, this lass is going to be Bien’s wife, since his mother loves her already.

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Bien shared the cute pic with this simple but touching post; “The Queen and The Princess ♥️”

Chiki could not help but also share the charming photo as she kissed Bien’s mother while wrapping her hands around her, with this delightful caption; “When you love your boyfriends mum! #queen”

I have to say, this lovely couple is just the ultimate relationship goal! Check out the graceful photo of Bien’s elegant girlfriend and his doting mother below.

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