It’s not every day you go to Kilifi. But when you do, you won’t stop talking about it. The Kenyan coastal destination has a delectable charm. So when you watch the recap video of Kilifi New Year 2017/2018, you know you have to go back and finish what you started. Advertisements
What is your favourite genre? I bet you’ve been asked this question one too many times before. I usually mumble reggae, R&B, pop, house music. But I always end up with one solid answer: Afro-fusion.
They say you never forget your first time. Whether it’s your first sloppy kiss or your first live concert as an adult. It’s kinda true. For that same reason, you might never forget your first Uani by Serro event.
The first time I heard about IMI was because of Dala Vol 2. She was one of the Afro indie-soul musicians performing at the live acoustic session in Nairobi, organized by one Junior Nyongo (If you know you know). I was this close to going, even though I didn’t know who she was, or whether she … More Discover your Roots and Wings with IMI’s acoustic EP
How do you say goodbye to your favorite music joint? A place you’ve called home for the past one year? Well for an event venue I love, I was actually looking forward to this farewell party. I even left my friend’s graduation party at Jikonis on Kiambu Road just when it was heating up. She … More One last dance: Why we’ll always remember The Backyard Bar
I don’t watch Hollywood films like I used to. Sure, the occasional sci-fi/ superhero movie or romcom is good for the soul. But theatre has completely changed for me, ever since I discovered award-winning African independent films and documentaries.
I have this habit of always being late for events. My friends and I have already gotten used to it. However, I really wanted to be on time for this one. My first ever Fadhilee’s Garage. I mean, how would you look if you were late for your first date?
Nyege Nyege means different things in different countries. In Uganda, it’s the irresistible urge to dance when the music hits you. In Kenya and Tanzania, well you don’t even wanna know.
Our first proper meeting was about a year ago. We had drinks at a coffee shop near our beloved alma mater and talked all about art and poetry. Does it matter if they were alcoholic or non? Yes, Ivan Irakoze and I have history.
It’s rare to find a pure R&B party in Nairobi. Sure, there are Friday hip-hop nights at Alchemist Bar and Kenyan reggae music every end of the month at Jukwaa Lounge. But not raw, live R&B music. The kind where it’s just a singer and their acoustic guitar on stage. That’s until Mexican restaurant Burrito … More What you probably missed at Burrito Bar’s Ultimate Launch Party