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News Kenya Music: Meet 'Kenya's Kids' in new exhibit at Creative Discovery Museum

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Meet 'Kenya's Kids' in new exhibit at Creative Discovery Museum
News source: https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/chattanooganow/outabout/story/2020/jan/14/kenyas-kids-creative-discovery-museum/513003/

The opening of "Kenya's Kids" will be coupled with an event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, during which families can experience a cooking demonstration, hear a live music performance, participate in a ...

News Kenya Music: Go-go inches closer to becoming the official music of the District after council vote

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Go-go inches closer to becoming the official music of the District after council vote
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/go-go-inches-closer-to-becoming-the-official-music-of-the-district-after-council-vote/2020/01/07/bf78fc5c-3179-11ea-a053-dc6d944ba776_story.html

The legislation, co-sponsored by each D.C. Council member, would drive awareness of go-go’s history and cultural significance, while creating mechanisms to archive and preserve the music’s roots in ...

News Kenya Music: The rise and rise of Khaligraph Jones, Kenya's music genius

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
The rise and rise of Khaligraph Jones, Kenya's music genius
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/sasa/word-is/2019-12-23-the-rise-and-rise-of-khaligraph-jones-kenyas-music-genius/

At the time I felt like everyone was doing gospel music. I wasn't comfortable and I didn't want to lead a life that I am not living. I didn't want to preach water and drink wine." "In 2009 I took part ...

News Kenya Music: Kenya Moore Shares Sweet Video of Her 'Miracle Baby' Daughter Brooklyn Walking and Dancing

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Kenya Moore Shares Sweet Video of Her 'Miracle Baby' Daughter Brooklyn Walking and Dancing
News source: https://people.com/parents/kenya-moore-shares-video-daughter-brooklyn-walking-dancing/

RELATED: Kenya Moore Shares Sweet Photo with Her ‘Miracle Baby’: ‘All Things Are Possible’ In the sweet video, Moore can be seen dancing next to Brooklyn as music plays in the background. As Moore ...

News Kenya Music: You can now visit Kenya museums by clicking a button

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
You can now visit Kenya museums by clicking a button
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001347768/you-can-now-visit-kenya-museums-by-clicking-a-button

The virtual experience is also expected to engage people and inspire interest in understanding and learning about Kenya’s cultural and natural heritage. Music and dance “The digitisation of our ...

News Kenya Music: Fact-check: A flooded classroom in Kenya, Ghana or Cameroon?

Published on: Saturday 02 November 2019
Fact-check: A flooded classroom in Kenya, Ghana or Cameroon?
News source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/549854-fact-check-a-flooded-classroom-in-kenya-ghana-or-cameroon

when and how is this in Kenya?” A French-language Facebook post claiming the video was filmed in Cameroon was shared more than 24,000 times. We ran a search for the footage on InVid, a video ...

News Kenya Music: Ezekiel Mutua calls for arrest of Ethic music group

Published on: Friday 01 November 2019
Ezekiel Mutua calls for arrest of Ethic music group
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/article/2001347792/ezekiel-mutua-calls-for-arrest-of-ethic-music-group

Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua has called for the immediate arrest of Kenyan music group Ethic Entertainment for promoting violence against women through their music. Mutua ...

News Kenya Music: Kenya: Will Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Win the Nobel Prize in Literature?

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Kenya: Will Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910100513.html

Today the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced. For many Africans, year after year, they have held out hope, that an illustrious son of the soil, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o would bring the prize home. Will this year be any different?

News Kenya Music: Kenya: 2,000 Bob in Royalties Is All You'll Get, MCSK Boss Tells Disgruntled Musicians

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Kenya: 2,000 Bob in Royalties Is All You'll Get, MCSK Boss Tells Disgruntled Musicians
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910090012.html

Well, if Kenyan artistes thought protesting against Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK), in the latest of an unending royalties dispute, would guarantee them more cash, then the'd better think again.

News Kenya Music: Lord Kenya needs more prayers than I do – Ofori Amponsah

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Lord Kenya needs more prayers than I do – Ofori Amponsah
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/entertainment/Lord-Kenya-needs-more-prayers-than-I-do-Ofori-Amponsah-786566

He also reacted to the comments passed by one time Ghanaian rapper Lord Kenya now turned evangelist who had stated in an interview that Ofori Amponsah needed prayers in a reaction to his sudden U-turn ...

News Kenya Music: ‘Un-Kenyan’ music shunned, I forged my own path — MDQ

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
‘Un-Kenyan’ music shunned, I forged my own path — MDQ
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/sasa/word-is/2019-10-01-un-kenyan-music-shunned-i-forged-my-own-path--mdq/

Muthoni Drummer Queen was selected to be part of TED Global Network, and she gave a talk about the Kenyan entertainment industry, narrating how she struggled to the top. "Between 2004 and 2008, I ...

News Kenya Music: Missing Kenyan children featured in Roma social media campaign found

Published on: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Missing Kenyan children featured in Roma social media campaign found
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49722848

Two Kenyan children who featured in a missing child social media ... It is inspired by rock band Soul Asylum's music video for their 1992 song Runaway Train, which highlighted the faces and names of ...

News Kenya Music: Ezekiel Mutua: The man who polices Kenyan pop music

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
Ezekiel Mutua: The man who polices Kenyan pop music
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46371971

Image caption Ezekiel Mutua has been dubbed Kenya's "moral policeman" Kenya's "moral policeman" Ezekiel Mutua is at the centre of a new storm after banning two popular songs, but the ex-journalist ...

News Kenya Music: The evolution of explicit Kenyan music

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
The evolution of explicit Kenyan music
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/sasa/lifestyle/2019-09-07-the-evolution-of-explicit-kenyan-music/

• The music that has taken the Kenya by storm the past two years has been very sexual in nature. • Why is that? is it a reflection of the changing times or just the resurgence of old styles re ...

News Kenya Music: Concert Saturday in Evansville to support medical mission in Kenya

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Concert Saturday in Evansville to support medical mission in Kenya
News source: https://www.courierpress.com/story/news/2019/09/10/concert-saturday-evansville-support-medical-mission-kenya/2274967001/

“Music for Sight” was birthed through a series of events beginning in 2003 when the Rev. Peter Mageto came to Evansville from Ekerenyo, Kenya, to work as a student pastor at Aldersgate United ...

News Kenya Music: Masego Releases Official Music Video For TADOW

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Masego Releases Official Music Video For TADOW
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Masego-Releases-Official-Music-Video-For-TADOW-20190603

Just a couple weeks ago marked the two-year anniversary of Masego and FKJ's viral one-take video for 'Tadow' that's now accumulated over 130 million views (watch below). The bop has been streaming over one million times a week for the last 18 weeks. In celebration of the milestone, Masego satiates his fans' appetites with an official music video for the earworm track.

News Kenya Music: Gospel music not guarantee to heaven — Chemphe

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Gospel music not guarantee to heaven — Chemphe
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/entertainment/Gospel-music-not-guarantee-to-heaven-Chemphe-751786

Chemphe, real name Henry Agyekum-Chemphe, joins a number of secular artistes including Lord kenya and Yaw Siki, who have switched to Gospel music. Even though such a move have been mostly thought to ...

News Kenya Music: Kenya: Jabidii, Eunice Njeri, Moji Short Babaa Biggest Winners of 2019 Groove Awards

Published on: Sunday 02 June 2019
Kenya: Jabidii, Eunice Njeri, Moji Short Babaa Biggest Winners of 2019 Groove Awards
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906020228.html

Kenyan gospel music sensations Jabidii, Eunice Njeri and Moji Short Babaa were the biggest winners of the 14th edition of the annual Groove Awards which were held on Saturday in Nairobi. ...