Sunday mornings in Nairobi are simply the best. No traffic jam at all, not even in the CBD. And you can actually see the ground you’re walking on in advance. I thought I would listen to Caffe Mocha, one of my favourite Kenyan radio shows, on the road. But after meeting them at 9 am, … More Upgrade Poetry: When Tetu Shani grew his fanbase in Nakuru
Kenyan radio is dying. That’s what you’ll hear most millennials say nowadays. With the advent of this amazing thing called the podcast, the future of radio seems bleak. Thanks to the internet, you can listen to any podcast on any topic or music genre from anywhere in the world. Everyone and their mother has one. … More 5 Unique Kenyan Radio Shows that are still worth listening to
It’s Pisces SZN again! … More Let Vallerie Muthoni impress you with her latest EP Pisces SZN
From the beginning, she’s been killing it. First as Diana Nduba as she tried to find her unique sound. She then settled with Mayonde, a fitting name for this Kenyan goddess who believes she was once an ancient Mayan ruler. In 2015, you would have classified her as an indie soul singer just from listening to her … More How Mayonde is already killing it in 2019
When I saw the lineup, I literally screamed with joy. “This cannot be happening. We are not ready for all this fire on one stage in one day”, I exclaimed while looking at the event poster of the first Godown Gig of 2019.
It’s not every day you go to Kilifi. But when you do, you can’t stop talking about it. The Kenyan coastal destination has sincere charm and untamed beauty. So once you watch the recap video of Kilifi New Year 2017/2018, you know you have to go back and finish what you started.
What is your favourite music genre? I bet you’ve been asked that question one too many times. Usually, I mumble reggae, R&B, or 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? For an event venue I love, I was surprisingly 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 already … More One last dance: Why we’ll always remember The Backyard Bar