Mixtape Review: Papa La Kusini Mixtape by Odinareh Bingwa

Odinareh Bingwa is an urban Hip Hop artist based in South Coast, Diani. In December 2016, he put out a 10-track mixtape called Papa La Kusini (Shark of the Coast) in which he talks about he talks about every and anything that could affect a young person in Hip Hop trying make music and eat…

New Music: Amesimama by Swalleh Geffor

Swalleh Geffor (Geoffrey Gathirimu) is a Kenyan rapper born and raised in Kitale town. He started his music career while still in high school at the age of 17, recording his first single with E-lascah, a group he founded together with his classmates in 2012. After a few differences, Swalleh launched his solo career in…

Mdundo Did What Now????

Award shows are glamorous… Or they are supposed to be. They’re what tells the fans and the artists, who really has been working and who hasn’t and can serve as fuel for the next year’s work. Everybody likes to be honored for their work, right? We have had numerous award shows, especially towards the end…

125 Vs. Theqa Theqa… Who Really Got The Sauce?

We’ve heard it all; East Coast vs. West Coast which is probably the greatest rivalry in Hip Hop to date. Rivalry so bad it ended with the death of two of the most influential Hip Hop artists; Pac and Biggie.Closer home, we’re not having any gun talk in the music (well, for the most part)…

Muthoni DQ Expounds on Her PSA, MINE

Muthoni The Drummer Queen has been on a roll lately. After wrapping up 2016 with “Feeling It” (Blinky Bill, Mayonde and MDQ), she dropped Kama Kawaida (with Fena, Kagwe Mungai and Mayonde) yet the list of tracks doesn’t end there. She has dropped a one minute clip of stunning visuals dubbed “MINE”. What is MINE?…

When Two Rivals Are Accused of The Same Thing…

Khaligraph Jones has definitely made his mark on Kenyan Hip Hop. Hailing from Kayole 1960 which he constantly praises in his music, he probably shot to fame after there was a scuffle between himself and Octopizzo. There were tracks and freestyles flying back and forth between the 2 just to show how much they “hated”…

One on One With Grammy Award Winner, Mya

Ruby: We’ll start with, how tough do you feel it is for a woman to break into the industry and what do you feel has changed about that since you broke out? Mya: Well, you know I try not to think about women not having disadvantages, I try to think on the bright side and…

#RubysFeatureFridays #RFF: TOTT

Who is TOTT? T.O.T.T (Tok Of The Town) is a group of two rappers; Stevie Kip aka Shy B and Wesly Tides. They didn’t come up with the name themselves. After their performance at an event the MC mentioned that they would be “talk of the town” if they kept at it so they chose…