Famous Kenyan music band Sauti Sol yesterday made headlines after openly disagreeing with the Azimio La Umoja coalition whom they accused of an unrightful use of one of their soundtracks. According to Sauti Sol, the political bregade had used their song 'Extravanganza' in their campaigns without seeking any consent from them therefore infringing the copyright act of Kenya section 35 cap 170.
Well, the turn of events sparked a great debate among Kenyans with many arguing from different perspectives. Moreover, a handful of the Azimio supporters seemed to have turned bitter in regards to this controversy prompting them to express their disgust. Consequently, Sauti Sol unceremoniously lost over 1000 YouTube subscribers just 24 hours after their confrontation.
Well, the music band initially had a fanbase of 905,000 subscribers which has now reduced to 904,000 subscribers. In regards to the copyright claim, ODM party had also broken their silence claiming that playing Sauti Sol's music was a way of appreciating the band's work. What's your take on the Sauti Sol and Azimio La Umoja battle?
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