My Boiler Room Blues 

I’ve been watching Boiler Room since I was a teenager. Through the wormhole of Youtube, I would be transported to the glistening dancefloors of Paris, London, New York, and Berlin, among other…


Body Art

Body Art, Like Drip, Is Forever

Whilst the practice of traditional scarification and tattooing is now considered primitive and even outlawed in some African countries, the age-old ritual is not quite dead. Instead, body art has transmogrified into…

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It Refuses To Pour Over Nyege Nyege Festival

Every year, the organizers of Nyege Nyege Festival partner with a traditional rainmaker to keep the clouds at bay, and every year the clouds over Jinja hold their breath until the festival is concluded.

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The Anime Culture In Kenya

The Anime Culture In Kenya

Anime merchandise has also been very effective in attracting people to the genre. Pop up shops in the convention and online businesses which sell figurines and artefacts from different anime series have got fans hooked. The Nairobi Otaku shop and Shinigami Threads are well known joints…

Brothers, Please Spare Us These Fashion Faux Pas

To start off, let’s agree that men always want to feel comfortable in whatever they put on and hope it makes them look good.

Style Secrets For Every Broke Girl

No matter what you wear, beauty and radiance come from the inside. Wear confidence as your perfume every day; don’t you dare leave the door without it.

Are We Rocking The Tutu Skirt In 2021?

Modern fashion has picked up the romantic tutu style and turned it into a must-have item in most girl’s wardrobes; a unique fashion piece that transcends age, body shape, or body size.


TikTok Challenges: A Gateway To Our Inner Ratchet?

Nairobi’s Insatiable Appetite For Gossip

Over time, certain blogs and social media pages have distinguished themselves as the default gossip mills, getting the most traffic whenever they spill the periodic tea. But beyond the substance of their gossip, these purveyors of gist have perfected the art of playing to the gallery with one of their go to baits being clickbait headlines.

The Return Of The Hot Boy

‘Jahlil Beats Holla at me’ was an intro which got laods of fans of new school hip hop into a frenzy back in March 2014 when rapper Bobby Shmurda released his breakthrough…

The Naomi Campbell Effect 

Ukoo Flani Said It First, But Wakadinali Are Drilling It Better

For a long time, hip hop has been associated with blunt truth telling, Ukoo Flani, the liberationist rappers who rose to fame for their hot takes on various social ills.

So Long, Lorna

Lorna raised a generation of us in the school that was her life, showing us time and again that we are more than our physical condition.

“Just Do It!” The Gift Lorna Left Us

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