ALBUM REVIEW: ZAYN – MIND OF MINE

When Zayn Malik announced his departure from One Direction, millions of hearts broke all around the world, including mine. If you guys haven’t noticed, I’m a bit of a fan girl, always have been. Yes, I had One Direction and Justin Bieber posters in my room as a teenager(still do actually lol) , and the thought that the boy-band I had fell in love with at 15 was now going to be incomplete was unbearable at the time. Despite all this, I knew in my heart that Zayn was doing the right thing. I personally always thought he was a bit different from the rest of the band so him breaking out didn’t shock me too much.

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ALBUM REVIEW: ANDERSON .PAAK – MALIBU

I’m gonna speak for myself and say that I didn’t know about Anderson .Paak till about last year after he featured on Dr. Dre’s album “Compton”. I only paid more attention to him after I found out that one of my favorite artists right now , Pomo, had produced a song on Paak’s latest album “Malibu”. That caught my attention, because well, IT’S POMO, but when I listened to the song , I  was obviously blown away by the talents that this West- Coast based rapper, singer and producer boasts.

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KENYAN ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO

So much talent goes unnoticed or under-appreciated in Kenya and I’ll be the first to admit, I don’t listen to local music as much as I probably should but quality stuff always catches my ear . Lately I’ve been hearing incredible music that only proves how promising our industry is.  I’m writing this because I’m pretty much fed up of our artists being slept on! Like is that still a thing? If you get on soundcloud and listen to what some of these guys are creating, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.  Here’s a few of the Kenyan artists who I think you should be listening to right now.

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DETROIT SWINDLE

Found about these guys about three months ago and I’ve pretty much just been trying to figure out who they are and what they are all about.  The first song I heard by them is actually the one I’ve posted but turns out the music they mostly make isn’t even like that. The duo from Amsterdam are actually dangerously good at producing deep house although they do their best to stretch out into every genre .

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