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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 […]

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 […]

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?