1. Which mainstream Kenyan musician will release a protest song? I thought about this as I was listening to Burna Boy’s Monster’s You Made. What happened to protest songs in Kenya anyway? 2. Why do we assume that having one of “our own” in a position will somehow cause a change in a situation or… Read More I Really Wonder
Fena Gitu – Siri The LOX – Bout Shit ft DMX Disclosure, Kehlani, Syd – Birthday Trio Mio – Cheza Kama Wewe
For part 1, click here When they say that a town is idyllic, conservative or a good town to live in, they mean “for white people” They will find any way to make white people seem redeemable. Never the black people. It must be said that the description of the victims are usually similar. Women… Read More Things I’ve Noticed From Watching True Crime Pt 2
Nao – Woman ft. Lianne La Havas Niniola – Addicted Been a trash week so haven’t really been out here looking for new music. Be back with more next week.
Firstly, because people like to say things – this is MY list. Please make your own list with songs you like. Don Ngatia – Solitude Mwewe – Sema Ayrosh – Wendo Phy – Taboo (Taabu) Ukweli ft Karun – Roses Kwame Rígíi – Reke Ngwende Jivu – Nakupenda Bado (this was hard to choose because… Read More MY Top 10 Kenyan Slow Jams
MFR Souls – Amanikiniki (Official Video) ft. Major League Djz, Kamo Mphela & Bontle Smith In Too Deep (feat. Kiana Ledé) – Jacob Collier Kiesza – Love Me With Your Lie Victoria Monét – Jaguar
The other day I was in the wasteland known as twitter and came across this: And despite my intuition, I went to the comments and I realised that men believe that beauty is something they give women. And that they can take away at any moment and somehow believe that by doing so, women aren’t… Read More Women’s Beauty – Men’s Ownership
Firstly, watch this I was watching this, after having watched Kimberly Forster chatting with Austin Channing Brown and them talking about how the Black (American) church (while still problematic) interpreted Christianity differently from white evangelical churches. And I realise how Christianity as interpreted in Kenya is completely modeled from WHITE MISSIONARIES and Colonialism. It is… Read More Kenya and Interpretations of Christianity
Sevana – Mango Dj Mura, King Kerby – Rhythm Bongeziwe Mabandla – Jikeleza Also, read this.
Some time back I asked on Instagram whether people generally felt heard. I think sometimes I like to imagine I am not heard but at the same time I have to question – Am I speaking my truth? Am I speaking to people who want to listen to me? (because let’s be real, people can’t… Read More Hello? Can you hear me?