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 crème de la crème locally, regionally, across the continent and, dare I say, internationally. Among the issues raised, with regards to how the industry has failed, include a lack of professionalism, content of poor quality, piracy, indifference to collaborations, no support from institutions and many…

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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. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissue. It is also known as the ‘wolf disease’ because it is able to manifest itself to look like other diseases, which makes it very difficult to diagnose.  …

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