Multi-award winning group from Kenya, Sauti Sol, best known for their hits “Kuliko Jana”, “Sura Yako” and “Unconditionally Bae” return to Coke Studio Africa – 2017, for the third time this year paired alongside Nigerian songstress Chidinma who is making a return to the show for the fourth time. The pairing will be produced by top Nigerian music producer Masterkraft.
While speaking about their hot collaboration in Nairobi during the show’s recording Chimano of Sauti Sol said, “We thank Coke Studio Africa for having us for the third time, we are glad to be back on the show! Our collabo with Fally Ipupa from last season was such a success! When we went to Congo for a show this year, the audience was singing all the songs we recorded with Fally Ipupa at Coke Studio word for word,” adding, “Third time is always a charm and Chidinma is amazing! Our fans should expect one of our best Coke Studio collabos so far. Plus, we love Chidinma’s music—this will be fire!”
Chidinma also talked about being back to Coke Studio and working with Sauti Sol: “This music experience is always one I look forward to. More so working with one of the biggest groups in Africa is simply amazing. Thank you Coke Studio Africa for the opportunity, we are definitely cooking something hot!”
Last year, Sauti Sol were paired with Congolese Star Fally Ipupa while Chidinma has performed with Kenyan group Elani before on the show. This year Coke Studio has merged Coke Studio Africa and Coke Studio South Africa into one—bigger and better Coke Studio Africa 2017. The show promises to be a melting pot of music talents bringing together renowned music producers and top-notch artists drawn from various parts of the continent. The merger increases the number of participating countries to 16, up from 11 in previous edition.