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Sauti_Sol

Sauti Sol; the ever refreshing Kenyan Afro pop band from Nairobi, comprising of 4 members (Bien, Polycarp, Willis and Delvin will be performing at #TEDxNairobi2013. The band, formed in 2005 started off as an acapella group releasing their maiden album Mwanzo Swahili for “beginning” in August 2009. Upon releasing their sophomore album, Sol Filosofia in February 2011 the band embarked on successful European, US and African tours and topped Kenyan charts. The band gained international attention earning them various nominations, including their 2011 celebrated concert performance in Kenya with Ladysmith Black Mambazo (an Internationally renowned South African acappella group).

In June 2012, Sauti Sol released ‘Sauti Sol’, a self-titled EP and collaborative effort with South African avant-garde innovative rapper/producer