How To Buy Tickets to #UnKutTheCypher SSN 3.

On June 4th, the third season of #UnKutTheCypher will be happening from 5 pm at Turning Tables, Kilimani Plaza. Dubbed “QINGS”, it’s a celebration of some of the talented femcees we have straight out of the 254. Charges are only Kshs. 300 Bob and tickets are available on My Mookh. If you’ve been trying g…

7 Random Facts About Kenyan Rapper, Monski

When I was looking for female rappers during the second season of UnKut, someone sent me a link to Monski’s “I’m Heavy”. I had no idea how to get a hold of her until after I posted the video on my Instagram that I noticed at the end they put up her social media handles….

#UnKutTheCypher SSN 3: QINGS

UnKut the Cypher actually originated from a roundtable that I hosted back in 2015; UnKut the Roundtable. It featured that year’s JumpOff Freshmen class and although I never got to release the footage because of a few technical issues, the idea remained with me. I’m still thinking of that roundtable. I had no plans of…

7 Random but Fun Facts You Gotta Know About DJ Mandy.

DJ Mandy, or the “Rap Empress” as she calls herself, was a DJ first before she discovered that she could rap and do it well. If you’ve been following new music, then you probably know her from Choices Rmx, which she featured on alongside GKV and Danytox. She also released “CHEF” (Close Hitting Every Femcee)…

#UnKutTheCypher All Star Set: Back 2 Basics

The second seasonĀ  of UnKut the Cypher (held on March 5th) featured an all star set. The set comprised of artists who were fan faves from the first edition. The All Star set consists of Dope-I-Mean (AD Family), Asum Garvey (Hot Box Music), Baller (Strictly Black Music), DJ Mandy and K Green (AD Family). Mixing…

Dope Releases You Oughta Check Out

Here are a few records you definitely gotta check out to stay up to date with #KEHipHop. 1. Poppa Don || Python Flow When Poppa Don sent me this track for sampling a few weeks before it was released, I was immediately taken in by the beat. Let’s be honest, beats can make you love…

Sample “Mean.Time” EP by Dope-I-Mean

Mean.Time is the latest project from the AD Family camp by singer, rapper and poet Dope-I-Mean AKA Wayne Tha Floet. Taken from his name, Mean.Time is the EP for you to listen to in the mean time while ADF prepares to release what Wayne calls their “greatest project yet”, Shrap Life EP. The project drops…

Why April 8th is Such A BIG Deal To #KEHipHop

If you’re an avid social media user and have been following KE Hip Hop this 2017 alone, you must have seen a lot of activity online. There have been more than enough gigs, a number of artists have dropped projects and sonically we sound a lot better, not to mention a huge percentage of the…

Understand Why Steph Kapela is The Man!

Steph Kapela is an extremely gifted artist. When he drops bars, he does it with so much ease, switching from Swahili to English and vice versa as he deems fit and when he sings, his voice is nothing short of angelic (I’m assuming this is how angels sound lol). Having taken music classes, Kapela is…

Ruby’s Fave Five: BARS!

I posted a song on Twitter and someone (The Krox, I think) said that if I made a SoundCloud playlist with some of the songs I listen to he’d follow it so I thought why not blog about it? I haven’t really been doing much writing lately. Life has been a little crazy (bear with…

EP Review: Kevin Grands “Balance”

Producer, mix engineer and rap artist Kevin Grands decided to drop a 3-track EP titled “Balance” first, to break the silence andĀ  to prepare you for another project set to drop. While I can tell you exclusively that it’s called “Like I’m The Only One” (he refers to it on the first track on Balance,…