KENYAN MUSIC IS CRAPY? HERE’S THE HALF OF IT

This is what Kenyan music truly sounds like.

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MI CASA IS THE JAM

Those who know me know how much I love music; I do not have a favourite genre. I will put a yodel on repeat, read a book to some gangster rap, cook while the classical is on, dance to traditional giriama and just reminisce on some jazz and afro fusion. If someone ever says to... Continue Reading →

AFRICA AT MTV EMA

The MTV Europe Music Awards as its name suggest has been for the longest time a Western Affair. However African Music has been so irresistible that now we have a few nominees for the Awards. Categories like Cultural Icons have Beyonce and Beiber each having five nominations and Adelle following up with four nominations. On... Continue Reading →

AFRICAN FOOTPRINTS IN HOLYWOOD

When you hear of Hollywood, what comes to mind? I think of the greatest movies to have ever existed and what we could refer to as the epitome of film since history. When I was a young girl I wondered if there was a single Kenyan adorning the flashy and glittery red carpets but I... Continue Reading →

SAUTI SOL AND REDFOURTH CHORUS

Heard of a musical genius? If you have not; look up Filah Tuju. Upper Hill Boys’ Choir is what you’d call his protégé as they recently took the country by storm covering Sauti Sol’s sensational Kuliko Jana. There is no doubt the boys are super talented and the school has a history of musical success... Continue Reading →

SERRO ON HER WAY TO RONGAI

When a young girl says ‘I am not exactly sure of my genre; that’s why I do covers,’ you might want to give her story a listen. Serro Hulda is a 21 year old music student at Kenyatta University who for the better part of her music career has been known for doing covers of... Continue Reading →

TOKODI AND ACEY GOT ME AT SITAKI

He appeared on Makutano Junction but I bet you wouldn’t have noticed him then. I guess he got your attention in the local TV production Pray n’ Prey. Pascal Tokodi is one hunk who is not only a talented actor but just as I learned recently quite the musician too. At only 23, he has... Continue Reading →

KAYUMBET ON TIME FOR DALA 7s

What was that Kenyans were looking for a while ago? A Kenyan identity, some sought of signature. Well, you just found it and it was below our noses the whole time. Sarah Chihanga better yet known as SerahSarah merges her coastal roots with some urban funk to give you an all time groove KAYUMBET. Loosely... Continue Reading →

DELA FT. H_ART THE BAND:ADABU

Kenyan Afro Pop Queen Dela Maranga is on a leash yet again. This time releasing a steamy one featuring our favourite H_ART the BAND. Adabu is a sensational one that gives you a beautiful acoustic intro almost the impression of flamenco. The song maintains the Afro Pop signature that we easily associate with both Dela... Continue Reading →

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