Nairobi, Kenya, 2 June, 2021– Infinix is delighted to announce the signing of Kenyan afro-pop band, Sauti Sol as its new Brand Ambassadors. The Grammy award winning band will be featured in a new integrated campaign for Infinix which will run across TV, print and online channels and in-store. Rolling out from 16th June when the new addition to the Note Series launches.
Infinix has been keen on seriously promoting diversity and inclusivity in every aspect of its business in Kenya. With over 3000 diverse tribes in Africa, learning from people with a range of perspectives, different cultures and backgrounds is very critical to Infinix in order to better understand it’s positioning.
“Sauti Sol are not only the best fit but the natural choice for the path we as a youth centered brand aim to pursue. They are the very embodiment of why young people should make their own way through life regardless of the challenges they face along the way.” said Mike Zhang, Infinix brand manager, Kenya.
Infinix have always strived to ensure that they bring together the latest in technology, fashion and design so that their customers can always have a great smartphone experience.
“We chose to work with Infinix as they have a strong sponsor of African Creative Industry, and have been a great supporter of the Kenyan Music Industry. Their business model is collaborative, inclusive and strongly hedged on innovation. They wanted to co-create a campaign whose pillars capture the essence of both businesses, more so, a campaign which is transformative. This rang true to us, and we are glad to not only work with Infinix, but, with their vast network of affiliate businesses which range from music technology solutions, fitness & lifestyle technology and app development solution. This is a strong partnership with is not only about the great phones we are launching together but also about the possibilities of creating a transformative model of technology companies working with the creative industry.” said Moriasi Omambia, Sauti Sol, Kenya.
Infinix will be launching the new Note in the Kenyan market later on this month, the launch is rumored to be happening at the coast. Alongside cool co-branded giveaways that will be bundled with the latest Infinix.
About Sauti Sol:
Sauti Sol are a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi, Kenya by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano and Savara Mudigi in 2005. Initially an acappella group, guitarist Polycarp Otieno joined before they named themselves Sauti Sol. The band has had several successful tours in Africa and Europe, topped Kenyan charts and gained international attention with shows in Europe and the US, as well as television appearances and various accolades and nominations. The band has also received both local and international accolades, including at the Grammy Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards and the BET Awards to name a few.