Tag Archives: Kenya

INTRODUCING| MAIA AND THE BIG SKY

She’s gonna be performing at Blankets and Wine this Sunday. A Kenyan with German\Italian roots, her music is soulful and will make you appreciate life from a totally new angle. We got the chance to interview Maia & the Big Sky just after the release of her latest album: Continue reading INTRODUCING| MAIA AND THE BIG SKY

Words| Intoverted thoughts #1

Solitude should be man’s best friend

A chance to get away from it all

To breathe a sigh of relief

To ride our train of thought clear past the threshold of our imagination

To embrace the silence and to revel in it Continue reading Words| Intoverted thoughts #1

HIKE WITH TERRA

havHike with Terra is an event organised by Terra Model management. The intention is to bring people together in a natural environment and indulge with fun filled activities. This is all in an effort to curb anxiety from all generations about venturing and exploring the outdoors.

The first edition was sponsored by city walk and it took place at Butterfly Pavilion in Mombasa and it was epic. In case you missed it, fear not for here is a recap of what went down.

Continue reading HIKE WITH TERRA

Words|Fading

The razor slips,no turning back
Sitting back on the toiletseat,breathing hard,trying to numb the pain,
Memories trickling
Gushing down her wrist
The pain of each flowing away
Memories of the one who broke her heart,and dimmed the brightness in her eyes Continue reading Words|Fading

WHY I THINK STEPH KAPELA SHOULD’VE STAYED WITH ATWAL MUSIC

I think Steph Kapela should have stuck with Atwal Music. I’m at the airport and I’ve just missed my flight., so I have some time to pass till the next one. My mind is always quick to entertain me with cynical thoughts and random guesses about the lives of the strangers around me, but only thing is on my mind at this point, that post that Steph Kapela made announcing his split from Atwal Music.

Continue reading WHY I THINK STEPH KAPELA SHOULD’VE STAYED WITH ATWAL MUSIC

SONG REVIEW:  “Wess(Bounce)” by Muddah

There’s something missing in the underground scene and I’m not sure if you’ve noticed. Let’s face it, it’s the producers that made the scene start popping. People were laying vocals on internet beats long before the likes of Quassa, EA Wave, Mars Maasai etc started uploading beats on Soundcloud. So as the scene started to gather more attention, it is the producers that are still at centre stage, and rightfully so, because they put in work.

Continue reading SONG REVIEW:  “Wess(Bounce)” by Muddah

Simple Kitchen| Mixed Rice

Hello again, and welcome to the simplistic adventures of my kitchen. Today we’re having mixed rice (it’s absolutely brilliant with avocado). Continue reading Simple Kitchen| Mixed Rice

Words| Dreams

“What if I was wrong?”
That’s the question that scares me to my bones. It’s the feeling I get just as I’m about to do something big.
“What if I wasn’t?”
That’s the second scariest question. Damn. It’s like I’m damned if I do, damned if I don’t.
That’s the thing with dreams; you never know until you try. But nobody really tells you how hard it is to try. How hard it is to get that first foot off the ground and place it a few inches ahead of yourself, when you can’t see the ground you’re stepping onto.
What if there’s thorns? What if there’s quicksand?
“But what if it’s everything I ever imagined it would be?” Sometimes you almost feel stupid to harbor such a hope. To look at all the odds, and go against the current in chasing your dreams. And to keep in mind that it’s a lifelong journey and things could change any day. Any minute. Any second.

Continue reading Words| Dreams

3 KENYAN PODCASTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW

I’m assuming you’re a music enthusiast constantly looking for new sounds and vibrations. You haven’t listened to a radio show in over 3 months, but you’re not out of touch with the current renaissance. You have a SoundCloud account and possibly a Spotify subscription. You’ve come across the #hashtags, you know, #nunairobi #playkemusic #boycottradio #thekenyanrenaissance and a new one that may come up soon #nufiveflow . Okay I know just saying the term NuNairobi may get some of your panties in a bunch but stay with me here. Continue reading 3 KENYAN PODCASTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW

#cookingwithCICI [special edition]: Sweet Chilli Chicken Sliders

Heya guys! Today, I have the honour of authoring this guest post. My name is Ivy Mabelle and together with one of my bestest friends, Cynthia Okech, we have a segment on http://kenyanbelle.com/  called #cookinwithCICI in which we share awesome recipes. Much like the one we have here. Talk about melting in your mouth! You won’t be able to help yourself from going for seconds with these sliders. You can make them for a casual hangout or get-to-together, I can guarantee they will be a hit amongst your homies. So what are you waiting for; let’s get crackin’! Continue reading #cookingwithCICI [special edition]: Sweet Chilli Chicken Sliders