East African music giants – the award winning acts: Sauti Sol (Kenya) and Alikiba (Tanzania) release the new single/video ‘Unconditionally Bae’.
The song is poised to unite fans across East Africa and Africa at large, through dance and its strong message. The video has a surprise twist that will get fans excited.
UNCONDITIONALLY BAE is a danceable love ballad. In the song Sauti Sol and Alikiba sing about the difficulty of finding love in the modern day world.
Unconditionally Official Video is out
Shot in Kenya’s beautiful North Coast of Mombasa at the English Point Marina, the official video of ‘Unconditionally Bae’ has been shot by the South African video director Justin Campos of Gorilla Films. ‘Unconditionally Bae’ has been written by Sauti Sol and Alikiba, and produced by Sauti Sol.
Sauti Sol said in a statement: “We are thrilled to release this song. Our fans have been waiting for it, even demanding it, and it’s time to honour that. Africa, we hope you love our first collaboration with Alikiba as much as we do. Alikiba is a legend and we are honoured to work with him.”
Alikiba said in a statement: “From the first time I met Sauti Sol I knew I had to work with them. I admire their style and I found that they loved mine too. It was so much fun and seamless working on this project. My Bongo family and fans across Africa – we present this to you.”
In February of 2016, Sauti Sol launched their third album: Live and Die in Afrika in Nairobi as part of their 2016 Live and Die in Afrika nationwide tour. Live and Die in Afrika was added in BBC Africa’s Top 10 tracks of 2015 and Okayafrica’s Top 15 Albums of 2015.
They were also listed as Billboard Africa’s Most Promising Music Group, The Standard Newspaper’s 2016 Agenda Setters and DRUM Magazine East Africa’s 2015 Movers and Shakers.
Alikiba is one of East Africa’s most respected artistes, mainly because of his masterful skill in song writing and hit making.
The singer is celebrated for hits like Lupela and Chekecha Cheketua. In 2015, he bagged six awards at the Kilimanjaro Awards for his mega hit: Mwana.
He has in the past few months enjoyed successful tours across Africa and USA. He is also a WildAid Ambassador and is passionate about eradicating elephant poaching in Africa.
UNCONDITIONALLY BAE on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLs4Tex0U1U