Bien “Alusa Why Are You Topless” album 2023
Kenyan artist and Sauti Sol’s 4th member Bien is set to release his new project “Alusa Why Are You Topless” in 2023. This year, Bien released his first song, “My Baby,” off the project, featuring Nigerian artist Ayra Starr. Ayra Starr is also set to perform in the Shoke Shoke festival, set for March 4, 2023.
Who is Bien?
Bien, real name Bien-Aimé Baraza is a globally recognized Grammy award-winning songwriter, musician, and celebrated vocalist from Kenya. He is one-fourth of the globally celebrated boy band Sauti Sol, dominating the charts for over 15 years. Bien has commanded respect across the continent and the world over for his musicianship.
In 2023, Bien is the most streamed artist in Kenya according to Spotify
Bien is best known for his raspy vocals, his beautiful songwriting, his infectious personality, and his bald head! Bien’s first solo EP was entitled ‘Bald Men Love Better’. This project birthed the East African summer hit of 2022 ‘Mbwe Mbwe’, one of the highest streamed East African songs of 2022 with YouTube views exceeding 12 million views.
After the success of ‘Mbwe Mbwe’, Bien has had back-to-back East African hits, such as ‘Dimension’ featuring Fully Focus and ‘Inauma’. With consistent chart-topping East African success throughout 2022, Bien has over 5m streams on Spotify and 50m views on TikTok.
Bien is now establishing his solo career in 2023, recently Bien was in the UK to promote his song “My Baby” featuring Ayra Starr on BBC radio show Official UK Afrobeats ChartShow. He also created a new YouTube channel named “Bien” this year.
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