High-flying Kenyan Afro-pop band Sauti Sol has a loyal fan in controversial Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi. The former Makerere University professor has a particular liking for the band’s vocalist and keyboardist, Willis Chimano.
Nyanzi, who is currently facing charges for referring to president Museveni as ‘a pair of buttocks’ and his wife Janet as ’empty-brained’ on Facebook last year, has confessed that Chimano drives her crazy.
The outspoken feminist academic says Chimano’s voice is still her favorite contemporary discovery.
According to Nyanzi, she endlessly replays Chimano’s sections in Sauti Sol’s songs. Stella also confessed that she imitates the baritone-voiced singer with her children.
“Willis Austin Chimano’s voice is still my most favorite contemporary discovery! He is the little short guy among the wonderfully talented members of Sauti Sol.”
“I still catch myself endlessly replaying his sections of the Sauti Sol productions. My children and I even imitate him whenever we watch music videos in which he features.”
“Mmm, that voice is fine. And pure. And magical. And captivating. And, oh my God!” She confessed.