MUSIC

New Documentary Showcases the Diversity in Nairobi’s Music Scene #NuNairobi

New Documentary Showcases the Diversity in Nairobi’s Music Scene #NuNairobi

It’s undisputed that Nairobi, and Kenya in general, has one of the most diverse musical scenes anywhere in the world. Influenced by the different cultures, locally and internationally, Kenyan artists are able to integrate not just different instruments and sounds but also add to that […]

Review: The Project Greatness by @samuel_sichangi

Review: The Project Greatness by @samuel_sichangi

The Kenyan music scene is one blessed with talent and diversity of sound. As likes of Sauti Sol, Blinky Bill and Muthoni the Drummer Queen are dropping major projects this year, the music scene has also seen an emergence of talents ready to take up […]

Review: @AmbasaMandela’s Ona Sasa EP (by @lamusicjunkie)

Review: @AmbasaMandela’s Ona Sasa EP (by @lamusicjunkie)

Feel free to quote me on this : the most unforgettable albums are ones where artists pour their entire souls into it. They freely let you see their struggles, their demons, their beliefs, their lifelong mission – basically what goes on in their beautiful minds. […]

My Top 10 Music Albums from 2017

My Top 10 Music Albums from 2017

2017 seems to have gone so fast yet taken so long (if that makes sense). Personally, this year has tested my resolve and mental strength tremendously but one of the highlights of the year has been the amount of music I have “discovered” or been […]

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 […]

#Review The Thrill of it All

#Review The Thrill of it All

Can’t believe it’s been 3 years since Sam Smith gave us his debut album, In The Lonely Hour. This is the same album that won him four Grammy awards and made him one of the biggest names in music today. Fast forward to 2017, as […]

#MCM Daniel Caesar

#MCM Daniel Caesar

It’s amazing how you can find music that expresses something you feel, yet can’t find words to express yourself. The song takes up all the emotions you have bottled up inside and makes magic through lyrics and melody. This past long weekend has been spent […]

#WCW 5 Female Artists I’m loving this week

#WCW 5 Female Artists I’m loving this week

The holiday vibe has made it so easy to forget it’s a Wednesday. Yes, we’re in the middle of the week and the other long weekend was just two days ago. But life in Kenya seems to really evolve around politics – story for another […]

Review: American Teen by Khalid

Review: American Teen by Khalid

The internet is a great place to find new music so once in a while I open a new tab, go to Youtube and let myself fall into a rabbit hole looking for music I haven’t heard before. There’s something about “discovering” new artists, or […]

A Short Introduction to Kwame’s music

A Short Introduction to Kwame’s music

I got an email from Kibali about a week ago to do a review of Kwame and two of his songs. Having never heard of him before I was a bit apprehensive and it took me a while to download the songs and give them […]