Scorpion Kings X TRESOR – Funu Wendy Kay – Lonely in Nairobi Lucky Daye, Tiana Major9- On Read
On the Road I was on Enterprise Road on Saturday and a Citi Hoppa cut me off so badly. And since there was traffic, I started thinking about how we drive in this country. We must agree that we are violently unkind people while on the road. All of us. Lorries bullying smaller cars, matatus… Read More Hot Takes – Specifically Kenyan Edition
Part 3 There is no way you watch True Crime and don’t surmise that the priority must be that governments need to invest in mental health and well-being of their citizens. You watch shows where children of criminals become criminals and you realise that if there was investment in communities this wouldn’t recur. Many criminals… Read More Things I’ve Noticed From Watching True Crime
Khaligraph Jones x Sarkodie – Wavy Seba Kaapstad – The Kingdom 2021 faves playlist here
Paying for parking everywhere Not critiquing art (in any form) because it is seen as being anti Kenyan Being enamoured by expatriates especially white expatriates Not questioning people especially those in leadership Accepting mediocrity Croynism and cliques in various industries. Probably all sectors really Thinking/Believing politicians care about them Listening to what politicians say Giving… Read More Things Kenyans Have Accepted As Normal That I Do Not Understand
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???