There is an artiste whose constant presence on the Kenyan and African music scene is much appreciated. Music is not just for entertainment, and artistes are social commentators. Salari is a song that names the trials of the workers whose daily hustle is the struggle for a salary. It is by Kenyan ariste, Nameless, whose track Sinzia has captured the hearts of African music enthusiasts globally. The song awakens our social consciousness with a tune for those who keep the economy working, who search for the salary ‘salari’‘
Watch his latest video (YouTube).
“Even if I do not wear that tie…”
Other songs that have described what workers do at lunchtime: or still do.
Lunchtime by Gabby Omollo and Omondi Jassor