Kenyan Film ‘Shoto’ Nominated for Best of New Film Makers Los Angeles Awards

‘Shoto’, a story about the matatu bus culture in Kenya, through the eyes of an Eastlands bus driver, told by up and coming filmmakers Firul Maithya and Arnold Mvoi, was last week honoured through nomination in the 2019 Best of New Film Makers Awards Los Angeles (BNFMLA). The BNFMLA Awards this year honoured 110 films … Continue reading Kenyan Film ‘Shoto’ Nominated for Best of New Film Makers Los Angeles Awards

Arguably TV’s Best and Biggest Show, ‘Game of Thrones’ back for Final Season

The anticipation has peaked for close to two years and now finally, the eighth and final season of American cable network HBO‘s television show adaptation of George R. R. Martin‘s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ series of books, Game of Thrones, is here with us. As the years have gone by, the number of … Continue reading Arguably TV’s Best and Biggest Show, ‘Game of Thrones’ back for Final Season

ALBUM REVIEW: Octopizzo’s Bold and Dreamy Album ‘New Year’

REPOSTED from April 28th, 2018: The editor’s notes on the Apple Music preview capture Octopizzo‘s new album ‘Next Year‘, rather concisely: ‘Splendid beats and rhymes from Kibera’s outspoken rap figurehead. Next Year is a 17-track, 1 hour 4 minute personification and exploration of the possibilities of a homegrown, dreamy-eyed, purpose driven and immensely talented rapper … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Octopizzo’s Bold and Dreamy Album ‘New Year’

DT Dobie Officially Unveils 2019 Mercedes Benz C-Class in Kenya

DT Dobie Kenya yesterday unveiled the all-new 2019 Mercedes Benz C-Class (W205) range of passenger cars to the Kenyan market. The launch, which took place at the Azure Hotel in Westlands Nairobi, saw DT Dobie Kenya Managing Director Ian Middleton and Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars General Manager Maliha Sheikh take the press and invited guests through … Continue reading DT Dobie Officially Unveils 2019 Mercedes Benz C-Class in Kenya

NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK: Nameless’ ‘Megarider’ 2 Decades on, Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Medicine’ and Chris Brown is ‘Back to Love’

AFRICAN REGION Nameless feat. Khaligraph Jones – Megarider (Remix) The original ‘Megarider’, a song about a discount bus ticket, from the perspective of a Nairobi campus boy, was produced by Tedd Josiah, recorded and released 20 years ago, as Nameless’ first single after winning a radio talent search. Harmonize feat. Yemi Alade – Show Me … Continue reading NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK: Nameless’ ‘Megarider’ 2 Decades on, Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Medicine’ and Chris Brown is ‘Back to Love’

American ‘Trap House Jazz’ Artist Masego to Perform in Nairobi in May 2019

Jamaica-born American ‘TrapHouseJazz’ musician Micah Davis, known by his stage name Masego, has announced that Nairobi will be part of his 2019 Africa Tour, which sees him go to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, before foraying to Kenya’s capital, at the Carnivore restaurant on 4th May 2019. Masego is an international, contemporary genre-bending … Continue reading American ‘Trap House Jazz’ Artist Masego to Perform in Nairobi in May 2019

Disney+ Streaming Service Unveiled, boasting over 25 New Series and 10 Original Films

At The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day, Disney’s comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy for the next few years was unveiled, including presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+ and, most importantly, insight into the for-long-announced, upcoming Disney+ service, which will launch on 12th November 2019 in the United States, at roughly KES 700 a month. Disney+ will offer fans … Continue reading Disney+ Streaming Service Unveiled, boasting over 25 New Series and 10 Original Films

TRAVEL: Kenya Airways’ New York Route Opened to More US and Canadian Cities

Kenya Airways is set to resume daily flights to the US East Coast city of New York beginning June, upping the number of flights from 5 days a week to daily. The national carrier has also announced a codeshare with Delta Airlines, opening up travel to a host of other destinations in the US and … Continue reading TRAVEL: Kenya Airways’ New York Route Opened to More US and Canadian Cities