I have not reviewed a song that has excited me in a WHILE! You know the minute you hear a song and the hairs at the back of your neck stand up and words just start flowing and then you are completely in your zone? A song where you the artist put in effort but it is just the right amount? God knows I had missed something exciting. Eunice Njeri, one of the most consistent gospel artists in the Kenya has a song called ‘Uka’. ‘Uka’ is Kikuyu for come. Continue reading
If there are two people who are constantly putting in the work in their music it is MDQ and Kagwe. Whether it is hip hop or club bangers these two will always be doing the most in a good way. The two decided to team up with their creative genius to bring you Hot This Year. Continue reading
‘Brikicho! Banture! Brikicho! Banture! Nikuje? Hapana! Nikuje? Hapana! Haya, ni hivyo, nakuja!’ This is one memory I can’t forget. I was so good at this game (Hide and seek) I used to forget I was playing and even go home for lunch. These are what childhood memories are made of. Running down the street to go ‘tipo’ before the person seeking would; with so many absentee dads playing this game I wouldn’t put my prowess in my dating CV. Continue reading
Ythera has such an unusual voice…in a good way. Listening to her sing is like listening to a singer from another musical era almost as if one of the queens of Soul has been reincarnated through her. I think she looks a bit like Jill Scott and her eyes are the most beautiful and spell binding that you will ever see. Continue reading
I love butterflies.Can never get over how beautiful and graceful they are. At my wedding I imagine butterflies fluttering all over. Picture perfect,no?Just as I was panicking over what song to do along came Swiga with the song Butterflies. I first heard Swiga at an event and she was performing in the rain. She soldiered on though and I remember thinking that she had an indie folk kind of sound to her with her other songs. Continue reading
Hello world, I introduce you to Dufla Diligon a boy from Samburu who has chosen to make dancehall his genre. Interesting is what this young man is. Humble beginnings are composing songs- 16 songs for your cow ( that’s a full album) to now singing songs for people to dance to in clubs. He is signed under Grandpa Records and this song is a remix featuring the Ugandan dancehall queen Cindy Sanyu.
In high school one weekend I never looked forward to was Weekend Challenge. It was probably one of the most boring weekends because even though girls would come over, they would be policed all over the place. Do you know how hard it is for teenage boys to be in the company of girls but the most they can do is get saved just so that they can hold a girl’s hand on stage? I won’t mention names here. Continue reading