The TCHNO Event Inspiring a Healing Music Movement in Nairobi

What are you doing this Sunday? I send the WhatsApp message on a Saturday morning. He says nothing, just chilling at home. He asks whether I’m back. I confirm. And I invite him to indulge in underground music, authentic food and intimate vibes at Bambupelo Art Shrine the next day.  He calls it the Furaha … More The TCHNO Event Inspiring a Healing Music Movement in Nairobi

The Best of 2020: Have You Listened to these Kenyan Albums and EPs?

For a year that felt like gloom and doom, there have been so many Kenyan music projects released in 2020. Too many in fact. So which ones should you listen to? In the spirit of resilience, most Kenyan musicians did not let this unprecedented year mess up their plans. As Tetu Shani once said, I … More The Best of 2020: Have You Listened to these Kenyan Albums and EPs?

How Diaspora Artist Waithaka became part of Kenyan Music Legacy II

Let’s do a little recap, shall we? In part 1 of Waithaka’s story, the former athlete reconnected to his first passion in the States. He started by playing piano in a Pan-African band and later evolved into the music producer we know him as today. In 2010, he came back to Kenya for the first … More How Diaspora Artist Waithaka became part of Kenyan Music Legacy II

Here’s What Really Happened at Kilifi New Year 2020

I didn’t know how I was getting to Kilifi. I mean, I have been there before so I should know the drill. However, the SGR train to Mombasa was fully booked. And the only available buses from Nairobi to Kilifi would arrive on the second day of Kilifi New Year. I was stuck. If only … More Here’s what happened at Kilifi New Year 2020

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