WTF series is a set of socially conscious spoken word pieces that highlight the different facets of oppression our society has faced and continues to face. Creatives Garage seeks true societal transformation by standing up to battle the injustices caused by oppression. With a current reach of approximately 800,000 people (and counting), the WTF series has left a mark and through this thought-provoking journey, has raised questions and stirred conversations on online platforms with the hashtag: #WTFSERIES
Published on Aug 11, 2015
In ‘Mheshimiwa’, Brigeddia Poet is angry at the hypocrisy portrayed by Kenya’s politicians. Brigeddia uses his signature rap style to spit lines in this spoken word piece in a bid to evoke sentiments of Kenyans who feel betrayed and cheated by selfish politicians.
Published on Jun 15, 2015
This provocative piece by Nick Olwah is based on his battle with drug and substance abuse. He is haunted by guilt due to the fact that he ends up choosing drugs over family all the time. He is in debt in order to sustain his lifestyle and ends up crying for help. Darkness is all he can see. Directed by Liz Kilili
Published on Jun 22, 2015
Rixpoet and Gufy examine different places where people derive fulfillment in their life’s journey. So many people are enthralled and hypnotized by cellphones, internet and television instead of taking time to appreciate what is around them.The question raised here is; where art thou found?
Published on May 25, 2015
This spoken-word piece tells the sequential tale of a couple that falls in love, gets into a relationship and ties the knot after which the lady becomes pregnant. However, she loses her child and dies due to maternal health complications. Her husband is devastated. Written and directed by Liz Kilili
Published on Jun 29, 2015
Sally’s piece talks about the selfie generation and it’s constant need for external gratification by posting selfies on social media. She urges them that they do not need to measure their beauty by the number of likes or retweets. They should instead understand that they were created in God’s image.
Published on Jul 13, 2015
‘Coiled’ is a piece on Gender Violence by spoken word artist Vanessa Ombura. In ‘Coiled’, the lady is physically abused by her lover but she can neither leave nor tell anyone for fear of victimization and/ or further abuse. This is a well-played out scenario of what is the reality in some relationships in our society today.
Published on Jul 28, 2015
She cries as she is dragged out of the hut by a group of women. She is being forcefully taken for the cut which according to her culture depicts transition into womanhood. Her best friend sold her out; she didn’t understand why she was running away from this painful procedure. Directed by Liz Kilili
Published on Jul 6, 2015
Artist Virusi is angry at how our society has been treating ladies; he urges us to be at the forefront of protecting our ladies. They have been unfairly undressed in public, humiliated due to the choice of their dressing and even raped! He wishes that we can save our ladies.
Published on Sep 21, 2015
G-Cho Pevu bashes/castigates young women who get unplanned pregnancies and abort without even thinking of the value of life. In the video, G-Cho haunts a lady fleeing from guilt and would like her to think about the value of the baby she just killed. All he wants is for women to give unborn children a chance to live! Directed by Liz Kilili
Published on May 19, 2015
Gladys Mwende narrates how Bella plunges into an abyss of sexual addiction. Bella is enslaved by her own lust for sexual gratification. She moves from one guy to another and nobody wants to save her from herself. This piece speaks of that which the society would rather hush up. Directed by Liz Kilili