Kenya music boyband, Sauti Sol, have become the first in their country, to have over 10 million views on YouTube and this is due to their controversial song Melanin featuring Patoranking.
The Boyband is responsible for hit songs such as Kuliko Jana, Sura Yako and the controversial Melanin.
They took to Twitter to state this while in full appreciation of their fans.
Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts. 🖤🖤🖤
◾#Melanin is the first Kenyan music video to hit 10M views on @YouTube
◾The first Kenyan song to hit 1M streams on @Spotify
◾ The first Kenyan song to hit 1M streams on @applemusic #MelaninTour dates coming soon. pic.twitter.com/9SBMfAMSeU
— SAUTI SOL (@sautisol) May 9, 2018
The song Melanin featuring Patoranking became the subject of controversy after it was declared “offensive” by the Kenya Film and Classification Board. Melanin is their first release off their anticipated album #AfrikanSauce
Meanwhile, they have declared that their Melanin Tour is closer than you think.