Top 10 Nu School KE Hip Hop Acts 2017.

2017 has been an interesting year for KE Hip Hop and the world over, I’d say. This is the year mumble rap and trap music became an even bigger sensation; wit Future and Cassper Nyovest headlining a show in Tanzania, the Migos’ shows in Nigeria and South Africa and Ty Dolla $ign at the sold…

(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.  

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…

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…