Kenyan Comic Eddie Butita Reveals New Netflix Swahili Comedy Role

Seasoned Kenyan comedian, actor and scriptwriter Eddie Butita confirmed on his social media accounts on September 16th 2021, that he has been approached by global streaming platform Netflix as the very first Swahili comedy writer and director. This was following a project he had been spearheading for the past few months, piecing together the Swahili…

REVIEW: Burna Boy is indeed ‘Twice as Tall’ in Bold new Album

There’s no better way to set the stage for what is a definitive next-level moment in the career of Grammy-nominated artist Burna Boy, with his new Diddy-produced studio album, than the first track ‘Level Up’ which features the incomparable vocals of Youssor N’Dou. ‘And If you’re feeling like you cant level up omo make you…

Iconic 2020 Land Rover Defender Officially Makes Entry into Kenyan Market

Described as ‘the most capable off-roader Land Rover’ ever built, the 2020 Land Rover Defender has finally officially been launched in Kenya, completing the Land Rover Line-up that includes the luxurious Range Rover family and the versatile Discovery SUVs. With starting prices north of KES 11 Million, with a variation going for up to KES 21.6…

NEW MUSIC: Sauti Sol’s ‘Insecure’ Talks Body and Relationship Issues

Over the past few years, Kenyan afro-pop group Sauti Sol have mastered the art of visual and vocal harmony, often misjudged for the manner in which they address their subject matter, largely perceived as some form of social structure discordance, but largely applauded for their artistry and ingenuity. Their new song ‘Insecure’ seems to follow…

Exclusive First Looks at PlayStation 5 Game Play

Official game-play footage of the first games on PlayStation‘s next generation new console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5) have been unleashed, and what realistic, yet mind-bending experiences these are to watch. In October 2019, Sony announced that the next generation console was coming, with further technical and hardware component updates made from April this year, which…

Ubisoft Unveils First Look at ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’

French video game company Ubisoft has unveiled the first look trailer of its upcoming title ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ which is adding Vikings, thus fully adopting a Norse-inspired setting. The game’s first cinematic trailer gives us a glimpse at the game, exploring its “heartless, godless barbarians.” Assassin’s Creed Valhalla takes place toward the end of the…

High Court Upholds KFCB Ban on Wanuri’s Film, ‘Rafiki’

The High Court of Kenya on Wednesday 29th April 2020 upheld the Kenya Film Classification Board‘s screening ban on the controversial same-love romance themed film ‘Rafiki‘, starring actresses Samantha Mugatsia and Sheila Munyiva, stating that the ban did not breach Freedom of Expression, Article 33 of the Constitution of Kenya. In a court session conducted…

Layonn; ‘Kuliko Jana’ Rendition Made Me Popular

Jonathan Chapuis, commonly known by his stage name ‘Layonn’, went viral after he did a remix to Sauti Sol’s ‘Kuliko Jana’ back in 2016. By the time of this publication, the song has over 500,000 views on YouTube. He talked to Nate’s Crest Almanac contributor Charles Gachango about his musical journey, being born to a…

Using this Time Indoors to Redefine Yourself

There is an Indian proverb that vividly captures everyone as a ‘house with four rooms: a physical, a mental, an emotional and a spiritual room’. While a majority of us tend to live in one room, you will often find that unless we go into every room, every day, even if it’s just to keep…