Flashback: Sauti Sol before the fame


Flashback: Sauti Sol before the fame

If you don’t believe that dreams come true, you should have a chat with Sauti Sol.

What began as an a capella group in 2005 has grown to be one of Africa’s most recognised and appreciated acts in just 10 years.

From performing at Alliance Francaise in Nairobi, the four-member band has graced top stages in stages in US, Europe and numerous African countries.

With two albums to their name and one other on the way, the group has churned out hit after hit with songs like Sura Yako garnering international acclaim.

The group has won numerous awards such as:

Best Song in East Africa “Sura Yako” at the Kilimanjaro Tanzania Music Awards 2015

Top African Act to Watch BBC’S 1Xtra 2015

Best African Act, MTV Europe Music Awards 2014

East Africa’s Most Gifted Music Video Channel O Music Video Awards (CHOMVA) – I don’t want to be alone (Shukuru) with AY 2012

But before the numerous accolades and international fame, Sauti Sol was an ordinary group of talented musicians. To celebrate how far they’ve come, we’ve compiled the #FBF pictorial:

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