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
I don’t get Valentines Day. So much red yet there’s so little love around. Every year, we’re expected to show our love on a specific day of a specific month, as if romantic love comes with a limited offer. Can’t we send flowers on other days of the year? So once again, we have to … More Let’s Fall In Love – Kenyan Style
So, are you voting? That has probably been the most asked question in the country this past month. If only Google could document it, it would be no. 1 on the Kenyan search results.
My favourite kind people are those who can make you laugh effortlessly. Like straight from a laugh factory, they are naturally infused with an immense sense of humour. Tetu Shani is one of those people.
“Can you believe we’re almost halfway through the year? Time is really flying, eh” My mother remarked today. Yes it is, mom. Luckily for us music junkies, every speedy new month brings new music. And May 2017 did not lag behind.
Watching H_art the Band live on stage is something special. You simply cannot afford to be taking selfies and videos with your smartphone, when all that craziness is happening right in front of you. Why am I telling you this?
Hey you. Yes, you. How was your April? Before you say good, think about it first. Did you laugh? Did you cry? Did you lie down on the cold floor one time?
I went solely for the poetry. I didn’t know they’d be music too. That Ukoo Flani and Sarabi band would be there. But the most surprising thing I learnt was that none of them was getting paid to perform that night.
If you didn’t know by now, let me tell you a secret. There is a huge difference between singing and SINGING. Almost anyone can sing as long as they have a voice. They can belt out tunes, and even make top-charting music. But fewer people can do the latter. Really SING. Dazzle other human beings with … More 5 Kenyan Ladies who can really SING
Hey Ya! If no one has done so already, let me be the first to welcome you to October (also known as my birthday month!). And being a new month, I come bearing gifts. Not gifts like iPods, shoes or free DVDs, you can get those offline. What I bring, is something way cooler.