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#TooEarlyForBirds All women cast deliver a great show as promised #TEFBrazen

#TooEarlyForBirds All women cast deliver a great show as promised #TEFBrazen

A recent ad for Stanbilo Boss highlighters earned great praise for its highlight on the roles of important women who have been overlooked throughout history. The women in the ad included the likes of Katherine Johnson, Lise Meitner and Edith Wilson. These were women who […]

Why you need to attend Africa Nouveau Festival this weekend

Why you need to attend Africa Nouveau Festival this weekend

This weekend the Africa Nouveau festival takes place at the Ngong’ Racecourse Waterfront. This is definitely one of the biggest contemporary art festivals in the country – if not the biggest. Creatives drawn from all over the continent will have three days to showcase the […]

Kenya’s Gangsta Story Retold #TEFBadassery

Kenya’s Gangsta Story Retold #TEFBadassery

The world is full of unbelievable gangsta stories from the likes of Al Capone, Frank Lucas, John Gotti and many more. These are men who’ve risen up the ranks in the world of crime and earned themselves notoriety across the globe. Stories of gangstas, both […]

Kenyan stories brought to life on stage #TooEarlyForBirds

Kenyan stories brought to life on stage #TooEarlyForBirds

Kenya’s history is filled with lots of stories of amazing individuals who left a mark, however little or big, on the course of the country. Most of these stories will not be told in history classes or mainstream media thus the creative community is stepping […]

Why you should attend the next Courage Stories

Why you should attend the next Courage Stories

On Saturday I had the privilege of sitting across the room and listening to some amazing personal stories during the Courage Stories event held at the Safaricom MJ Centre. On the panel were individuals, with unique journeys and stories, and the MC of the day, […]

What do you need to succeed in the Kenyan music industry?

What do you need to succeed in the Kenyan music industry?

When you Google the “Kenyan music industry”, your search result will paint a gloomy picture. A lot has been written about the music industry’s shortcomings yet the industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the last decade, producing acts that have competed with the […]

Open mics and Tuesday nights in the city

Open mics and Tuesday nights in the city

One of the things I love about the Nairobi creative scene is the number of platforms that have sprung up for upcoming, and established, artists to showcase their talents. For an artist, these platforms go a long way in helping one practice, build confidence and […]

Cool Sunday vibes at the Village Linkup

Cool Sunday vibes at the Village Linkup

Having spent most of my weekend indoors, I was really looking forward to stepping out on Sunday evening for the Village Linkup at the Alchemist. Nothing like great music and positive vibes to start off the week, right?

Lupus Awareness Through Music #SheBlossoms

Lupus Awareness Through Music #SheBlossoms

There are very few things that can match up to live music on a Sunday afternoon. Especially, if the music is being used as a platform to raise awareness. Majority of you might not have know this but October happens to be lupus awareness month. […]