Live and Die in Afrika is the title for Sauti Sol’s third studio album which happens to be the first album to be produced by the group who has achieved so much this year alone. ‘Live And Die in Afrika’ is the album is a track that celebrates Africa in whole, its people, its heritage and its background and probably that’s why Sauti Sol chose to name their third studio album that name.
This is what Sauti Sol had to say about ‘Live And Die in Afrika’
“Live and Die in Afrika is the “LIVE AND DIE IN AFRIKA” album title track . The album is a celebration of the African continent coming of age, flaunting the richness in cultural diversity , talent and resources. And now we finally have a generation that fully believes in this continent and her great potential.African diaspora is on a mission to reconnect with their roots, be it through music or other media. There is a willingness to aspire everything and anything African. “In California, they have been dancing to Sura Yako,” (Barack Obama). They sing and dance to the same tune at a wedding in Moshi, Tanzania. There is a willingness to Live and Die in Afrika. These are the united minds of Africa. Minds that will LIVE AND DIE IN AFRIKA!”
Sauti Sol are really trend setters in not only Kenyan music but regional music and ‘Live And Die in Afrika’ the song and ‘Live And Die in Afrika’ the album is a sure attest to that.