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Until Now! Photographic Exhibition by Osborne Macharia & Kevo Abbra, Feb. 9-25 2018 @ Alliance Française

A photographic installation on Afrofuturism by Osborne Macharia & Kevo Abbra.

Opening: February 9, 2018
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: from 6.30 pm
Entry: Free

Special DJ Set by Blinky Bill on Friday, 9 February at 6.30pm.

On Until, February 25, 2018

Welcome to the artists’ utopic world integrating a reconstructed past, a perceived present and an imagined future.

Find more info. here


February 5, 2018 at 8:40 am 1 comment

Music x Culi ‘N’ Art x Fashion x Films x Installations: Africa Nouveau Festival – Afro Bubble Gum, Feb. 2-4 2018 @ Ngong Racecourse Waterfront

Dates: February 2-4, 2018 (2 days, 2 nights)
Venue: Ngong Racecourse Waterfront
Tickets* : Festival Pass KES 3,500/- and Daily Pass KES 1,800/-

Music Performances: Kwesta – South Africa, Muthoni Drummer Queen – Kenya, Blinky Bill – Kenya, Makadem – Kenya, Suraj – Kenya, Cortega – Switzerland/Senegal et al

* NairobiNow and African Nouveau Festival have partnered up to offer limited festival pass tickets for KES 2,500/-. When buying your tickets (here) use ‘NairobiNow‘ – one word – promo code and get yourself a festival pass for a bargain!

Africa Nouveau Festival – Afro Bubble Gum

Music x Culi ‘N’ Art x Fashion x Films x Installations X Food x Fashion Market x Live Lookbook x VR x Film stage.

For more information, visit –

January 19, 2018 at 10:51 am Leave a comment

Concert: with the Petebox ft. Blinky Bill, Oct. 14 2016 @ the Treehouse – Museum Hill

Date: October 14, 2016
Venue: the Treehouse, Museum Hill
Time: from 9 pm
Tickets: KES 1,000

October 3, 2016 at 4:19 pm Leave a comment

Akua Naru Live in Concert, Sept.22 2016 @ the Alchemist – Parklands Road

Date: September 22, 2016
Venue: the Alchemist, Parklands Road
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 500

Special appearances by Wangechi and Checkmate Mido

Born Latanya Hinton and raised in New Haven (USA), Akua Naru’s journey to internationally acclaimed hip hop artist has led her from the city’s Newhallville section to Cologne, Germany where she currently resides and creates music. Along this female wordsmith’s journey, there have been many stops – Philadelphia, China, and Ghana, among others – all of which informed the wisdom and perspective which is evident in her music. The next step on this journey takes here to sub-Saharan Africa where she will perform in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Ruanda, Uganda and Kenya.

The Goethe-Institut Kenya and The Alchemist are proud to present this unique Hip Hop artist. Check out her exemplary live skills here:

After the concert, Blinky Bill will keep the show going with a DJ set.

September 19, 2016 at 5:34 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Mi Casa Live, Jun. 17 2016 @ The Alchemist Bar

Micasa at Alchemist
Kenya Nights, Motion Image & Sound, and The Alchemist are teaming up, once again, to give you a show like you’ve never experienced before!

MI CASA will be performing LIVE at The Alchemist Bar for an intimate showcase of their best tracks, and singles from the new album.

Date: June 17, 2016
Venue: The Alchemist Bar
Tickets: Advance KES 2000, Gate KES 3000

Limited tickets.

June 10, 2016 at 5:58 pm 2 comments

Nairobi Rapsody Hosts Yaasin Bey aka Mos Def, May 28 2015 @ Ebony Lounge – Westlands

The celebrated American hip hop artist Yassin Bey better known as Mos Def will be hosted by Nairobi Rapsody on May 28th 2015 at Ebony Lounge, Westlands, Nairobi – Kenya. This his first trip to East Africa.

The gates open at 9:00 p.m. – Music entertainment by DJs: G Money and Blinky Bill. Kenyan artists Bamboo and Rabbit will open for Yasiin Bey – who will grace the stage from around 11:00 p.m.

ONLY ADVANCE TICKETS: 5,000/= via (tickets available while they last!)

About Yassin Bey
As a solo artist under stage name Mos Def, Yassin Bey has released five critically acclaimed albums: Black on Both Sides in 1999, New Danger in 2004, True Magic in 2006 and The Ecstatic in 2009. Yassin has influenced several young musicians such as Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Saigon just to name a few.

He is also a well accomplished actor who’s appeared in several top Hollywood films such Bamboozled, Monsters Ball and Brown Sugar.

May 10, 2015 at 4:21 pm Leave a comment

Red Bull Music Academy Event feat. Blinky Bill & Suraj, Feb. 25 2015 @ Bachuss Club

RBMA at Bacchus

Date: February 25, 2015
Venue: Bachuss Club, Westlands
Time: 8 pm till late

DJ sets by Blinky Bill, Suraj and Dread Steppa.

Musician? Check out the Red Bull Music Academy Application currently open

February 25, 2015 at 10:51 am Leave a comment

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