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Akua Naru Live In Concert at The Alchemist Bar, Westlands

  Akua Naru performs live at The Alchemist Bar, Parklands Road this Thursday from 7pm. Born Latanya Hinton and raised in New Haven (USA), Akua Naru’s journey to internationally acclaimed hip hop artist has led her from the city’s Newhallville section to Cologne, Germany where she currently resides and creates music. Along this female wordsmith’s […]

Nakuru Upgrade Poetry Hits 40

Nakuru’s biggest poetry event, Upgrade Poetry, celebrates its 40th edition on Sunday 25th Sept 2016 at The Legacy Hotel from 2pm-5pm. For lovers of poetry in Nakuru and its environs, you are invited to savor a fortifying afternoon of words and rhythm.   Charges: Advance Ticket:  150/- Gate: 250/-   The chief MC Uba Wilson […]

The Scum of Dakar: #MisimuZangu

Kenya was just dusting its shoulders after Kofi Annan had succeeded in talking Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga to forming a coalition government following a contested General Election whose aftermath gruesomely took away the lives of more than a thousand people. My uncle was lucky to survive the machetes that rained on his body at a […]

Nirvana: Spoken Word Album Launch By Namatsi Lukoye

  Kenyan poetry is an arts field that’s commendably on a steady rise. With the onset of events such as Street Poetry, Hisia Zangu Poetry Workshop, Poetry Spot, Eve Of Poetry, Fatuma’s Voice, and others, talent is being raised everyday. There is obviously a big disconnect between Kenya’s old poets and the current folk as […]

Fatuma’s Voice

    #FatumasVoice is a figurative gesture for a platform whereby young people meet to talk about the evils happening in the society and how they could solve them, their hopes for the future, their life experiences as well as networking hence expanding their social circles. We do this through poetry, live music, motivational talks, […]