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Sauti Sol’s Chimano Speaks on Having Kids: ‘I’m Still Growing’

Sauti Sol member Willis Chimano has opened up on having kids. 

In an interview with a local publication, the vocalist noted that he is not ready to have kids at the moment.

He however noted that he will see whether to have kids in future. 

Chimano said he is not in a position to raise kids at the moment because he is still growing, also citing the responsibilities that comes with raising a child.  

“I’ll see. When I am in a situation that may allow me to, but for now no. I am still growing. Having kids for me is not a badge of honour that I need to wear proudly because having a kid is a responsibility

“It’s something that will happen if it’s ever going to happen,” the singer said. 

Musician Chimano PHOTO/COURTESY

In December 2021, Chimano sparked reactions after confirming that he is a member of the LGBTQ community. 

In an interview, the singer said that his ‘Friday Feeling’ song is an expression of self identity and the LGBTQ community that he belongs to. 

“Friday feeling represents the ballroom culture the LGBTQ community, it’s a representation of ballroom culture within the queer community, which I am part of, so that’s just my first expression of who exactly I am, I am laying everything bare from now on hakuna kujificha jificha anymore, let’s do it, it’s 2021, come on,” he said. 

He also took the opportunity to send a message to his critics, saying that sexuality should not really be a topic of discussion. 

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“Because I’m ready, that’s all, it’s not about sexuality because that doesn’t define you, but it’s about my creativity and living my own truth and everybody better live their own truth and stop deciding what other people’s truths should be, that’s all, do you, figure out your own happiness most especially within yourself,” Chimano said.

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