Get to know Sauti Sol's Polycarp 'Fancyfingers' Otieno

Get to know a few things he does except being a guitarist for the group.


• Polycarp Otieno is Sauti Sol's lead guitarist and producer.

Polycarp Otieno
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Polycarp Otieno also known as Mr fancy fingers has been the lead guitarist for Sauti Sol and producer for some of their songs.

Most people just know him as the guy who plays the guitar for them but there is more to him that we don't know.

Polycarp Otieno studied at Strathmore School where he did his high school and then went on to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology to do Actuarial Science.

He decided to pursue his love for music after completing his degree.

He joined the Sauti Sol group in 2005 after they met at Alliance Francaise.

He has been the man behind the strings and laying some of the tunes groundwork for the group.

Polycarp is married to Lady Mandy who is a fashion stylist and has been able to dress the group for some events.

His journey into fatherhood has made him more open to sharing intimate moments with his son on his Tiktok page.

Polycarp's Tiktok page is full of videos of them spending time together and having father-son talks.

He has a YouTube channel called The O's Kitchen where he does cooking shows.

Their channel features him and his wife preparing traditional African dishes and teaching people how to eat healthy.

In 2021 after his son was born he produced an album called father studies. In this album, he narrates through his songs his fatherhood journey and stories.

These are some of the songs in his album.

  • Rhumba
  • Toto
  • How I met your mama
  • Follow
  • Amanda pressure
  • Daddy issues
  • One in a million
  • Kienyeji
  • Far away

Polycarp has been able to feature some great artists in his songs like Karun, Nyashinski, India Arie, Dela, Alexander Ivy, and Azawi.

He recently released an EP  called Potluck which was inspired by his cooking show. This Ep features instrumentals of some songs put together.

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