Has Obama made Sauti Sol famous?
28 July 2015, 17:35
Nairobi -A lot has been said about Obama’s short visit to Kenya, most
of which show great promise for the Kenyan economy. Outside of the serious
conversations that were had around this visit, a rare moment in the hands of
Kenyan pop group Sauti Sol has attracted international attention.
performance by the group for the presidents in attendance, Obama decided to
join in on the Lipala dance, executing the move to perfection. This short
footage has received attention from media from all over the world including BBC
News, CBN news and ABC news among many others.
Sauti Sol took a moment to recognize the fact that this
moment might have sky rocketed them to international stardom with a post with
all the headlines concerning this dance.
They wrote “Music and culture are true
connectors. No matter the policies, history or disagreements, when you hear#SuraYako just drop
the #lipaladance and
have a blast! Music is love !!! #LipalaDancetotheWorld#LipalaLikeObama.”
Check out the Lipala in question here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RiDClb1FK4
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