The most promising musician from the new born burundian music scene: STEVEN SOGO and the Hope Street. A young and very dynamic musician from Bujumbura who took the guitar in the middle of the civil war to express his wish to live and to live a normal life. His music is pure, original blues: His songs are a cry for life, full of pain and hope at the same time, just a mirror of burundian society these days. STEVEN SOGO was born on the 1st of April 1983 in Kamenge, a popular area of Burundi´s capital Bujumbura. When he was 14 he started to play the guitar and to sing. Rapidly music became a passion. Today Steven is considered as the best bassplayer in Burundi and the most original artist of his country. Recently he has been selected by the World Bank Instituteto be Burundi´s music ambassador. STEVEN SOGO sings in Kirundi, Swahili and in French In times of electronical and digital musique STEVEN SOGO underlines acoustic, hand made music that can be perfectly combined with african traditional music. His music is a permanent reflection of his cultural identity and heritage.