Ngoma Festival – Kenyan Old School Edition

You see, the way Americans have Summerfest, Coachella and much more? See Summerjam reggae festival for Europe? I’ve always wanted such, for us. Why can’t we have our own, in kind? We just wait for events to be organized and look forward to whoever will come to perform. Wouldn’t it be great to have a […]

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Koroga Festival 19th Edition – Fally Ipupa Dicap La Merveille

At some point, as I was listening to Service (my all-time feel-good track) being performed live on stage (which was my first time ever) ,seeing him wind his waist slowly but surely to the sweet melodies of the electric guitar, looking up at the lights on the beautiful stage and feeling the vibe around me, I felt like I wouldn’t be able to put all that euphoria into words. Ever.

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#JazzAttitude – The Debut.

It’s the 25th day of June, 2017 and I’m strong. Strong as the drinks I mix, the tables I dance on and the friends I party with (because, what other thing to be when you have a series of jazz events to attend in the future and this is only the inaugural one? Gotta be strong for the dance floor and of course, the beautiful melodies!). Duty calls – Jazz Attitude o’clock!! 

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Black Excellency.

When I was younger, somehow, I almost  always tried all I could to tamper with my dark skin, probably transform myself into a Mzungu. I’d come up with menacing ploys such as wanting to use the compass from my school geometrical set to break my skin, quite assured that the pale would finally break out. […]

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Just a few days ago, a boyfriend somewhere lost his baby. A mother lost her only daughters; girls on whom she’d showered hard-earned money,just so they would live the good life. A father’s dreams came tumbling down on seeing his daughter on a stretcher,being ferried to a morgue, of course, lying lifeless. All this, thanks […]

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Dawn Of A New Beginning.

Yes, this title was a stolen line from that Axwell & Ingresso song! Before you go bat shit crazy and complain about my lack of posting for the last month and a half, IN MY DEFENSE, I HAVE BEEN WRITING ABOUT MY FEELINGS AND ACTING LIKE A 10 YEAR OLD PREPUBESCENT GIRL…well,just not publicly. Oh! […]

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