Video: Sauti Sol – Melanin ft. Patoranking
Crowned Best Group in Africa and touted as the giants of East African music: Sauti Sol (Kenya)release brand new single MELANIN featuring World Best Patoranking from Nigeria. Co-written by the talented Kenyan songwriter and singer: Nviiri The Storyteller and produced by Sauti Sol, MELANIN, become the debut single off of Sauti Sol’s upcoming music project titled AFRIKAN SAUCE LP – set for release over the next 12 months.
The track showcases Sauti Sol’s authentic afro-pop perfectly fused in R&B and Patoranking’s dancehall magic, giving off the best of both worlds. Having maintained a friendship for many years, while watching each other grow into continental greats, Sauti Sol and Patoranking unite in MELANIN to deliver a powerful collaboration with a strong message; celebrating women of color. Africa’s top music video director, Clarence Peters, redefines Afrocentric meets Caribbean vibes in this Lagos shot music video, with rain pouring, slow-motion dancing and steamy scenes.