Award-winning Kenyan pop group Sauti Sol have announced that they want to pursue solo careers.
The group, currently on their residency tour in the United Kingdom, for the first time in two years after several postponements owing to COVID-19, made the announcement on their social media through an open letter to fans, and signed off by all four members.
The new solo pursuits journey dubbed Alone Together, they say was conceptualized at the height of the pandemic. “The result of deep reflections that we experienced , leading us to craft the ultimate expansion of our musical and artistic legacies. Thus each of us shall enter into our alone phase with a single release by December 2021. This shall closely be followed by releases of full projects whose dates shall be announced in due time,” they revealed.
Bien, Chimano, Polycarp and Savara make it clear that they are not disbanding as a group and that their next album drops May 2022. They also are adamant that they will still to establish themselves as moguls through their investments like Sol Generation, Sauti Sol Entertainment and Pace Sol.
Bien kickstarted the solo journey with the release of Bald Men Anthem that features piano maestro Aaron Rimbui. Father Studies by Fancy Fingers, Heavy is the Crown by Chimano and Savage Level by Savara will be the follow-up releases.