Gallant – Comeback Mya – Just Call My Name (Not even gonna front, Mya has been releasing absolutely lovely jams.)
I cannot take people who consider themselves R&B afficianados but only listen to Nu Nairobi R&B seriously. Yes I know it’s a clique/association thing but truly you cannot be taken seriously. The Instagram aesthetic homes have no appeal to me. I like when a house looks like it is lived in. Not one that looks… Read More Tired of Hot Takes?
If you have been around long enough you know that after Nerea, I do not listen to Sauti Sol. I didn’t expect to have such a visceral reaction to that song but I did and now I could be least bothered by them and their music. And of course I cannot escape their music because… Read More The Anatomy of Lyrics
Wanjiku James – Kanyoni Ka Nja Jazmine Sullivan ft Ari Lennox – On It Follow here for my 2021 faves playlist.
Alternate title: Kenyans aren’t as resilient as they’d like to think or as they keep being told. Let me clarify again, this is not political punditry. There are many people who do excellent work being pundits on the politics of the day. Please read them. What I am doing is sorting through my thoughts as… Read More Kenyans: Why???
cringein British English VERB (intransitive)1. to wince in embarrassment or distate Parents who think their children owe them anything. You chose to bring them into the world and you think that they owe you? That they should be grateful for that? Make it make sense. People who say “I married my best friend” or “your… Read More Things That Make Me Cringe
Nao ft Adekunle Gold – Antidote Jacob Collier – The Sun Is In Your Eyes
There is nothing I reject like being anyone’s goals. I hate when people tell me I am their goals in any way, shape or form. I reject being put on a pedestal for many reasons, primary of which is being put on a pedestal dehumanizes people and doesn’t give people the space to make mistakes.… Read More I Am Not Your #Goals
I am on Thika road a lot. Currently KeNHA is recarpeting it. In 2018 the same KeNHA painted a nonsensical and useless red line with the marking “Only BRT” It meant nothing, did nothing but of course we know money was paid for this thing. Now in 2020 with this recarpeting, the line has been… Read More The Business of Corruption
(and my thoughts on them) Lyrics My friend’s mum said “Men should stop singing about women. They should find something else to sing about and leave women alone.” This was after we discussed the prevalence of lyrics along the lines of what Sauti Sol sang in “Susannah” And truly if men don’t sing lamenting about… Read More Things That Have Happened Recently