Every year it seems, we have this discussion of Kenyan music being played on radio and TV. And every year media personalities seem to make the resolve to play Kenyan music. And then the cycle repeats. A cycle. This year, I’ve been passively following the conversation because it seemed like it would be a regurgitation… Read More #PlayKE – The Kenyan Consumer
Hi Ciiku, Around mid-June I got back test results for some stomach issues I had gone to get checked– I was pregnant. My boyfriend and I were elated even though we weren’t expecting the news, we are slated to be married next month, I chose well this time. Before Jamhuri Day I felt slightly sick… Read More Ask Ciiku: I lost my baby
I was talking with BM about the conversation around playing Kenyan music since I was thinking about writing something about it. I then, as I often do, asked him if he wanted to write something about it. And he did. LAMBA LOLO Some time mid-last year someone retweeted a thirty second clip on the timeline.… Read More Guest Post – #PlayKE – Lamba Lolo
Hey Ciiku. I’ve been in an LDR relationship for a little over two years now. We stay quite far away from each other and see each other maybe three times a year. I still stay at home and have a flexible schedule so I’m the one who travels to see him. When I do, I… Read More Ask Ciiku: Should I Dump Him?
“rangi yake kama mzungu“ In 2019? This is a lyric a Kenyan will utter in 2019? Colourism much? I keep saying that there is music for which I am not the target market. But even before I get into that, please see the first Masauti song/video that I listened/watched: I like this particular song. It… Read More Music: Masauti – Kiboko
Hi Ciiku, My partner says I’m a coward and I took great offense. Perhaps you can help me see whether it’s true or not. I tend respond “late” to things people say or do to me that I find uncomfortable or offensive. Meaning, if someone offends me I won’t let them know they’re offending me… Read More Ask Ciiku: Am I a Coward?
Hi Ciiku, I’ve been seeing this guy for about 3 months now and everything has been going great. I recently brought up that I would like to initiate a relationship in the near future thinking we are on the same page, when he revealed that he isn’t sure of what he wants, generally, and by… Read More Ask Ciiku: I want a clearly defined relationship