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MC KAYEYE

He rose to fame through online comedy videos and his star has continued to shine despite him casting in vernacular playing the role of a flashy lady in a wig popularly known as Madam Platinum. He’s now the brand ambassador of Beta Bakers and Shanyel Tours and Travel among other brands. He spoke to GEORGE […]Read More

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Be the judge: Gospel and secular collaborations

It has become quite ordinary for Gospel artistes to feature secular artistes on their songs and vice versa. This has sparked mixed reactions among music lovers across the world poking holes on the genuineness of Gospel artistes who take this lane and secular artistes’ agenda on the other hand. GEORGE D. MWENDWA looks into this […]Read More

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RISE AND DEMISE OF PAPA DENNIS

Narratives are rife about the death of Kenyan gospel star as the DCI heightens investigations while autopsy reports shows deceleration. By GEORGE D. MWENDWA Over the past one week, social media platforms have been abuzz with condolence messages from key music industry players paying their final bow to fallen renowned gospel artiste Dennis Mwangi popularly […]Read More

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CELEBRITY BREAKUPS

The world of celebrity coupling has always been a precarious place, and while there have been a number of iconic celebrity couples that have stood the test of time (looking at Bahati and Diana, Nameless and Wahu, Dj Mo and Size 8 among others), there are a number that burned hot and flamed out of the once hot […]Read More

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MAKE-UP ARTISTS, THE BACKGROUND ENTERTAINERS

Make-up artists’ work involves creating images and characters through the medium of make-up, hairstyles, and prosthetics. They have however grown into brands and an organ the entertainment industry can’t do without as a lot wouldn’t appear as it is without makeup.  GEORGE D. MWENDWA looks into it. Its 8:59pm EAT and every local TV station […]Read More

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Trials & Tribulations Of An Artist

Despite research showing that there is a connection between music and its effect on various illnesses, a number of artists have continued to suffer depression, drug addiction while others go to extends suicide. GEORGE D. MWENDWA delves into their untold stories and their private lives that are not as rosy as their public life seems. […]Read More

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Artists Who Went Head-On With The Government

Music has always been a medium with which to challenge the establishment—from Miriam Makeba’s warning to the apartheid government to Fela Kuti’s rebuke of wayward postcolonial leaders. The trend won’t stop any soon and today the beat moves a digital generation, sending it even further. GEORGE D. MWENDWA looks into artists who’ve successfully taken this lane. Sauti Sol […]Read More

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Viva Jeez: The Artiste who claims to be Ringtone’s Brother

Justin Baron Mainye alias Viva Jeez is a rapper and a songwriter known for his dope punch lines and metallic bars since his debut. He made headlines when he revealed that he is Ringtone’s brother and that he was the writer of the hit song Pamela before Ringtone made away with it. He speaks to […]Read More

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The Big Switch: Gospel To Secular

Gospel musicians in the recent past have been seen to crossover to the secular world while at the top of their careers. These musicians appear to be lured to ‘earthly’ music by the free lifestyles of their secular counterparts while others cited lack of appreciation from Church family as they shared with GEORGE D. MWENDWA […]Read More

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Ndanu Maina: The Power of a Woman

She is the founder of Urembo Creations College, a gifted director at True D Pictures alongside her husband Sammy Dee, a TV and commercials producer and a mother. She speaks to GEORGE D. MWENDWA about her experience behind a good number of music videos, juggling the many balls and the change she’s championing for the […]Read More