Truth is spoken! We’re waiting for you here in DC!


With the release of our third album around the corner, a bi-weekly meeting to discuss general progress is paramount. This morning we (Sauti Sol) met with our overall management to discuss the way forward. The meeting started in a rather disheartening tone. All our potential corporate sponsors pulled out after the release of Nishike. After months of meetings and presentations, below are their reasons for the sudden change of heart.

  1. ‘Sauti Sol is now too out there’
  2. ‘Sauti Sol has seized to be a brand that associates with family and Kenyan values.’
  3. ‘Sauti Sol is too risky; they show great potential to break up, get into drugs or other vices that don’t represent company values.’
  4. ‘Sauti Sol is not Kenyan enough.’
  5. ‘Sauti Sol has lost more fans than they have gained’

In one particular boardroom during talks involving artists; the mention of our name was met with sarcastic laughter and…

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For My Single People Living in the District

I found this really awesome list of cool places to go out on first dates in DC. You don’t need to be going on a date to check them out, but if you are going on a date, all the best, have fun and check these places out! The list is old, but I’m sure most of those places are still in existence, my favorite being the midnight movie showings, talk about romantic district nights!

Outdoor Summer Movies in DC

Summer in the District is always alive. If you like movies, and better yet, outdoor movies, I found this link with listing on various outdoor movie places around the Washington DC area. Most of the schedules are not out yet, but Pocket the link and check back often.  Make a point to go out one of these summer days!


Afropolitan is TOMORROW!!

One of my African meetups holds this networking/social gathering every first Friday of the month. It’s always a great time especially if you’re looking to meet African professionals, or enjoy some amazing African music. Entrance is $10 after 7pm but free with an rsvp to their meetup or eventbrite pages. It’s comes once a month so you better be there when it does!! FYI event is open to all!!