6ixviewsii8k mixtape by Boutross drops 8th November

I can’t wait to see all my fans at the launch, we have prepared a musical performance like no other.” Boutross says about the launch concert Being a member of Homeboyz Radio’s 2015 Jumpoff Freshmen class, Boutross has been experiencing a meteoric rise. This tape will help him further etch his name within the country’s...

Jay-Z becomes the first billionaire rapper, according to Forbes

Art collection ($70 million) He owns an expensive collection of paintings and other valuable pieces of art. Music catalog ($75 million  Jay-Z’s ‘I own my own masters’ is an iconic and revolutionary statement that has inspired many new acts to rethink signing away rights to their master recordings. Well, it now seems the issue is settled as Forbes...

Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

With his very many albums, the singer has, over the years, been entertaining fans with raspy-yet-gripping.vocals. Listen/Watch to “Todii”. May his Soul rest in Eternal Peace. Zimbabwean legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi has just past on, at the age of 66.

Tetu Shani announces new album Heartbreak Amnesia, reveals artwork

Meanwhile stream his songs on Soundcloud. Every song will represent the journey from heartbreak to healing and I present to you the official album art. So I’m super excited to report that my upcoming album has been submitted for mixing and I’d like to reveal its name… HEARTBREAK AMNESIA! pic.twitter.com/R1yacAItSy— AfricaSun (@tetushani) September 26, 2018...

TnT drops “BARAT” diss track, directs it to Barak Jacuzzi

Queen of hip-hop radio, Corine Onyango, even tweeted about the track. BARAT – TnT @TWENNYEIGHTS X @TIMMYBLANCO_ * BRAND NEW MUSIC * #THEJUMPOFF @HomeboyzRadio — Corine Onyango (@CorineOnyango) September 18, 2018 TnT duo just released “BARAT”, a direct onslaught on Barak Jacuzzi. The TnT duo, which consists of Twenny Eights and Timmy Blanco, drops well delivered,...

Ado Veli podcast dives into Kenyan EDM in new episode

“I always wanted to feature Kenyan EDM on my podcast but it was impossible until I came across Apachi Records and Lion Afriq Radio , who both helped me gather the songs. You can stream the episode via HearThis,  iTunes, Stitcher, Mixcloud and TunIn. It features producers such as Lectronica Circle, Retro Ricky, Kim Crow, KMRU, DJ Mura, Chelsea Van Carter,...

Ado Veli Podcast Season 2 premieres this Friday

After a successful end of season 1, Ado Veli Podcast is set for a season 2 premiere on 6th July 2018. Remember to subscribe to his channels and stream/download the episodes here. Season 1 carries over 13 hours of exclusive Kenyan music. With the launch of season hoping to spread my wings to attract more listeners and...

How HIGH TIDE event by EA Wave went down at The Alchemist

Different revelers and patrons thronged the venue to get a piece of it. The members include Nu fvnk, Jinku, Ukweli, Hiribae and Sichangi. They are part of the NuNairobi movement that is inclined to bypass the mainstream media. EA WAVE is a DJ/Producer collective based in Nairobi. HIGH TIDE finally took place yesterday 30th June...

DJ Avicii reported Dead

Swedish deejay and  electronic producer, DJ Avicii dies at just 28. BREAKING: Avicii dies at 28 https://t.co/1cIZtmwthl pic.twitter.com/cE6lkVEeZy — Variety (@Variety) April 20, 2018    Real name, Tim Bergling, the deejay is known for his “Wake Me Up” single that features singer Aloe Blacc.

Introducing Atlanta’s Squillo Pierre

They are embedded below.   Aipate usually strives to unearth new artist that you may not have heard about but are doing some great work with their music. His sound is a blend of hip-hop and R&B. Today we illuminate Squillo Pierre. Real name Jahis Carrasquillo, the artist is 18 years old. He is based...

“A Luo Disco Matanga was the real deal”

I almost broke the Guinness World Record for the Longest Consecutive Laughter By A Human Being. Disco Matanga is the pinnacle of a Luo burial ceremony. It is the beginning of a healing process, for the family and the society, who have lost their son. There is a village in Asembo called Boi. Disco Matanga...

Video: “Lizzy” by Drop Legs

Taking a leaf from the likes of The Roots, Blue King Brown and Koi Child, ‘Lizzy’ shines a light on the group’s ability to meld an array of eclectic influences by combining themes of reggae and hip-hop; yet remaining cohesive in their overall delivery and finish of a song. They have released video for “Lizzy”,...