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The Rise of East African Wave at the Home of Awesome

This article was originally written on this site https://daily.bandcamp.com/2017/04/03/east-african-wave-feature/   “I hate when someone tells me I don’t sound African,” says Ukweli, the youngest member of East African Wave—or EA Wave for short. “What am I supposed to do, put Conga drums on all of my tracks? My music is African by virtue of me being African.” The 21-year-old...

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The Branding Conversation…

  Every time I hear (well actually, when I get invited to) of an event for Creatives that wants to discuss how we can all become better and grow the creative economy, a hint of “hmmm, do I really want to go for this?” always hits me. Now don’t get me wrong, I love the chance...

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The Growth of Kenyan Blogging And Social Media Communities

Note: This article was originally written on this website http://www.kachwanya.com/2017/05/26/75081/ Looking back to 2011 as we were thinking about the idea of building a community of bloggers, I see why we need to be proud of the progress we have made over the years. The most talked about and shared content about Kenya and Africa at...

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The Mirage That Is The Pursuit Of Happiness.

He’s told time heals all wounds. He’s also told that at times, its much better to man up, build a bridge and get over it. No need to cry over spilled milk right??? Although all things considered, everyone in Kenya right now would shamelessly sob and wail at the sight of their hard earned coin slowly seep...

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Artist Feature: Songa – R.I.P Mapenzi (ft Nyakio)

Songa’s Story: Dance-Soul is the name of his genre which is a fusion of Afro-Soul and HipHop/Rnb. Anthony “Songa” Wasonga was born on 9th August 1992 in Nairobi, Kenya. He learnt how to sing and dance from the age of five by imitating Usher. “I remember growing up everybody had a favorite superhero. Superman and...

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Pathfinder by Nzech

Nzech was born and raised in a musical family in Nairobi (Kenya) and throughout his childhood music was a huge part of his life. His passion of music even grew bigger when he got to high school. He sold music CDs to Matatus featuring other DJs and that's were he got the interest for deejaying. In 2008, he...

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What’s next for the proposed Films, Stage Plays & Publications Bill 2016? #StopTheFilmBill

This article first appeared on Bloggers Association of Kenya's website. The proposed the Film, Stage Plays and Publications Bill, 2016 by the Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) has serious implications and affects industries such as film, publishing, advertising, theatre, gaming, and online businesses. It also undermines freedom of expression, freedom of the media and, most importantly, the bill...

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