Why You Mad at Cassper Nyovest?

Kenyans are mad that South African rapper Cassper Nyovest couldn’t name three Kenyan artists but why? “Name three Kenyan artists off the top of your head,” I asked Cassper Nyovest while conducting a telephonic interview with him last Saturday. “I don’t know who is popping in Kenya right now. I have to really, really look into it,”…

(Audio) One on One with South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest.

Check out my interview with Cassper Nyovest where we talk his struggle with radio play, his #FillUp concert series, his third album Thuto and can he name 3 Kenyan artists off the top of his head? Share your thoughts with me on this and don’t forget to share and like this post.  

One on One with South C’s Finest, Odinareh Bingwa.

His claim to fame is “Pressure” a trap record he released early last year. The video enjoyed airplay across international media but when he released his mixtape ‘Papa La Kusini’, fans got to understand why Odinareh Bingwa really is South C’s finest. On his latest song, “Kama Zamani”, Bingwa  fuses that old school zilizopendwa sound…

ALBUM REVIEW: Shane Eagle’s ‘Yellow’.

Shane Eagle is a 20-year old South African rapper and television personality known for featuring on DJ Speedsta’s track, “Mayo”. He is signed to his own independent label, Eagle Entertainment and under it, released his debut album “Yellow” on August 31st this year. The 13 track album only features Ambitious Entertatinment’s KLY on “Need Me,”…

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 season  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…