Universal Music Africa (UMA), a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s biggest record company, announces the signing of award-winning Kenyan Afro-Pop collective Sauti Sol to an exclusive recording agreement with
The Kenyan Afro-Pop band is comprised of vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi and guitarist, Polycarp Otieno.
The agreement will give the band access to UMG’s global network around the world. It will also allow greater opportunity for the band to reach new audiences globally, whilst they continue to satisfy and excite their dedicated fanbase with bold, creative campaigns that will engage a new generation of fans throughout Africa
In 2008, the band released their well-received debut studio album, Mwanzo and, Sol Filosofia in 2011. Their music video for the single ‘Coming Home’ was named the Best Music Video award at the Kisima Music Awards – which also earned them the Best Fusion Artist/Group of the Year award.