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Juliani has come up with a campaign that seeks to create responsible consumers, and has fans winning his new album by bringing trash to collection points across Nairobi.
A chief who forcefully circumcised his two daughters has been arraigned in a Narok Court.
Coca Cola have released the African version of the Anthem for this year’s FIFA World Cup.
Here is the complete list of Nairobi’s top 25 hottest tracks according to the mdundo charts:
Kwale police officers in Diani have recovered one of the firearms used by criminals in the area to terrorize locals.
Former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga has today joined the “selfie” craze having taken one with standup comedian Eric Omondi at his show in Boston.
Police in Kwale County have arrested a middle-aged man for allegedly having an affair with a cow at Tiwi Kibwaga area.
Here are some of the top events to attend this Easter weekend:
A murder suspect, who police initially wanted to charge with terror counts,appeared before a Kwale court yesterday.
Sauti Sol, Amani and Lupita Nyong'o have been nominated for the upcoming MAMA Awards set to be held in the Kwazulu-Natal.
Khaligraph Jones has thanked his fans for making him the most downloaded artist in the Kenyan music scene.
Inspector General of police David Kimaiyo has said the ongoing security operation to flush out suspected terrorists will be carried out without fear, favor or intimidation.
Ken Wamaria has released his latest hit titled Matumbi Ma Quail.
Don Rawzi has just released a new track titled “Call me” featuring Jamaican artist JahStranjah.
Kato, one of the most talented guitarists in the country playing mostly in the African jazz scene, has done a new collabo track titled Aparo.
Grandpa Records have opened their studios for artists to record their work for an amazing 35% discount running from April 14 - 21, 2014.
Police have arrested a chief who was found taking part in a Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) ritual in Narok.
Police in Nakuru are searching for a house girl who is said to have disappeared with her employer's 11-month-old baby on Tuesday.
Musician Kaberere who passed on last week was laid to rest over the weekend but even his demise has not stopped his legacy continuing, following the release of a new music video.
Mashifta rapper and star, G-Wiji, was killed in a hit and run here in Nairobi and was identified through his documents.
Inspector General of police David Kimaiyo said the security challenges that Kenya is facing are not unique to the country alone but are a challenge to regional and global security agencies.
Daddy Owen has released his new track, Defender, which is a dedication to the late fallen gospel music star Kaberere.
The government has announced that plans are underway to register all Kenyans afresh in a national digital database to assist in the identification of persons holding forged or fake documents.
Here is the list of the top ten most downloaded tracks in Nairobi this week according to the mdundo charts:
A 65-year-old man who narrowly escaped death, twice, from suspected al-shabaab members was shot before he died undergoing treatment at Msambweni Hospital.
Dancehall phenomenon Konshens was in the country this past weekend and needless to say has left a trail of dancehall destruction after his concert, which is pretty much the highlight of the year, so far was a success.
Octopizzo, who is currently on his European Album launch trip seems to be a big hit there with his concert being sold out in Berlin.
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Socialite and diva Vera Sidika has once again worked her charm on Prezzo, who features her in his latest video titled My Gal.
Victoria Kimani has started a reality show called The Rise of Queen Victoria.
Police in Trans Mara are holding a 25-year-old man for being in possession of fake currency.
The Chief Registrar Anne Atieno revealed that the Judiciary had spent more than KES 46 million on the construction of a court building that has never existed in Mavoko.
Emmy Kosgei has released a new video titled Asiyalasun which means 'I praise you father'.
Coca-Cola and Coke Studio Africa have chosen Kenya’s very own Octopizzo to be one of the makers of the next world cup anthem alongside Lady Jay Dee and David Correy.
If you were thinking Willy M. Tuva’s show dubbed “Mambo Mseto” is localized and listened to only in East Africa, then you are dead wrong.
Bahati launched his latest track, Barua last night at the club Tribekka in Nairobi and its reception has been amazing with over 1 500 YouTube views since its release.
AY has released his new track, Asante which features Dela.
A group of men accused of gang raping a schoolgirl and being made to cut grass around a police station as punishment were formally charged at the Busia Law courts.
Eric Omondi, who in on tour in the US, decided to let us in on what he does before he goes out on stage to do his performance.
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has announced a special recruitment of rangers in a bid to boost wildlife management in Kenya.
The former Prime Minister of the republic of Kenya, Raila Odinga has been featured in O-mae's track called Kuna Vijana.
One of the pioneers of the new age Gospel Hip Hop, EkoDydda has released the much awaited video for his latest track To God Be the Glory.
Khaligraph Jones is back in the scene with the release of this new collaborative track and video for Hey Gal.
Ken Wamaria has topped up the charts with his new track, LupitaNyongo. Here is the complete top 25 hottest tracks list in East Africa according to the mdundo charts.
The Gospel industry is mourning the passing of one of the most talented vocalists and organizers, Peter Kaberere who was electrocuted at a car wash.
Here are some hot events to attend over the weekend.
Kenya’s most influential cultural gospel artist, Emmy Kosgei is back with a bang with her new track Jerusalem, which was released on April 2, 2014.
President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back to the country after a successful official visit to Brussels, and is expected to preside over the graduation of police recruits in Kiganjo.
Celebrated comedian Eric Omondi has started a tour of the United States of America where he is hoping to thrill crowds with his fresh brand of exciting jokes.
East African artists are starting to show concern over the serious neglect their music is facing from local media houses and the public in general.
Sauti Sol’s lead vocalist and guitarist, Bien has confessed to cheating on his girlfriend.
Phil B, a fast rising rapper released his version of the Happy Song, titled Furahia on April Fools' Day.
Gloria Muliro and her husband Eric Omba are supporting needy children from Vihiga through their charity foundation, Gloria Muliro Foundation.
Radio and Weasel's new hit, Breath Away already has over 4 000 YouTube views in the two days it has been up.
The release of Octopizzo's much anticipated video track titled Detox has been postponed to sometimes later in the year.
The Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya South Coast branch chair said if the government is to arm Christian’s preachers, Muslims should not be left out.
The Fire of Zamani star, Panchack Zamani, better known as Ice Prince, has signed a massive deal with the world’s largest recording studio, Universal.
Nairobi - Youth TV producer, actress and presenter Elizabeth Irungu was yesterday assaulted and badly injured by her
Probably one of Kenya’s biggest cultural stars, Ken Wamaria, has released a song dedicated to Lupita Nyong'o, titled LupitaNyongo.
Religious leaders in Kwale County have blamed terrorist attacks in Likoni on drug abuse.
Rapper Stella Mwangi, STL is back on the scene with the release of her new track labelled keeping it Koolio.
One of Africa’s premier stars Davido from Nigeria had to go to twitter to apologize to his fans in New York after he failed to perform over the weekend.
Tanzanian rap king, AY has just released a sneak preview version of his much awaited track, Asante .
Here is the complete list of East Africa’s hottest tracks according to the mdundo charts:
Luxury Player produces latest single dedicated to Academy Award winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o.
Here are the top events going down this weekend:
Nakuru County Commissioner, Birik Mohamed Birik has given stern warning to poachers, criminals and terrorists that they will not have a chance to carry out their illegal activities in the area.
Candy and Candy records are in the limelight again after releasing a new and highly provocative “Whisper” song video.
Dreamville have released their new jam “Irie” featuring Meta4riq Skillz from Zambia.
Jimwat is back on his feet again after a series of misfortunes related to drugs and a gruesome vehicular accident that left him in terrible shape and hospitalized for months.
Joji Baro, famously known for being Kenya’s first openly gay, HIV positive gospel singer has opened a church and is encouraging people to attend.
The Luo community, in conjunction with The Standard Group, Arena Media, The Youth Fund, Nairobi County and the Carnivore Restaurant presents the cultural festivals, from April 26 and 27, 2014.
VKP (VijanaKwenye Pulpit) are back in the limelight again after they released their new track titled “Imela feat. Saint P”.
Xtatic, a female rapper best known for her track “Wild” and her collaboration with STL, itz Tiffany and NittyScottMC “Shut it down remix”, has started a fitness and exercise page on Facebook.
Bungoma Governor, Ken Lusaka found himself in unfamiliar territory after police officers fired in the air and lobbed teargas canisters at the crowd of protesters he was addressing at Kamukuywa market.
Sharon's new song Nipe Kibali , which was released and endorsed by Gloria Muliro on her Facebook page, is fast rising with quite a number of views on You tube
Jaguar performed at the EFI grounds in Burundi, alongside Uganda’s biggest duo, Radio and Weasel.
Here's what Kenya’s biggest rapper Bamboo also known as Simon Kimani, has to say about Diamond's rise to fame and success.
For those gospel fans out there, artist Everlyn Wanjiru has a big one for you with her new hit “Mungu Mkuu”.
Ugandan rapper Navio will release the video to his new song No Holding Back in Nairobi on Tuesday.
George Kihara, better known as Frigacy, has passed on. The artist who hit the limelight after being the first Kenyan artist to openly declare that he was HIV positive, passed away this weekend in unclear circumstances.
Here is the complete list of East Africa’s 20 hottest tracks according to the mdundo charts:
Willy Paul has revealed how he writes his hit songs. Find out here.
Kidum has released a new track and video, Birakaze, which he has done in a collaboration with Rwandese artists Alpha Rwirangira.
Here are the biggest musical events happening around Nairobi:
Meet Ramzey Siele, the latest addition to the Kenyan rap community.
One of Nairobi’s biggest and best rappers, Abbas has just released the video to one of his latest tracks titled Mchizi.
One of the biggest female Pop/R&B recording artists from Kenya, Victoria Kimani, is teaming up with Diamond Platnumz and Ommy Dimpoz to make a collaboration track.
One of P-Unit’s founders and member, Frasha is organizing for an autism awareness campaign, in association with the Autism Society of Kenya.
Octopizzo has just released the cover to his soon to be released single.
Gospel artist, Papa Muyelele is on a mission to clean up the Muliro Gardens reputation after he shot his video in the gardens.
Renowned gospel artist, Gloria Muliro is set to release her new track and video for Matokeo.
The Longombas have made their way back to the music scene with their new track and video, “Got Paid” which was released a few days ago.
Renowned gospel singer Willy Paul, who is currently on his 12 state tour of the USA, is currently staying at the plush 4 star Double Tree by Hilton.
Abbas Kubaff is calling out to artists in the industry to ‘wisenup’ and make a change in the way they manage their music.
Size 8’s latest track titled Yuko na Wewe has already gained an incredible 11 000 views on YouTube and the number keeps climbing.
MC Davy Dee, one of gospel’s greatest MCs who passed on a week ago in a road accident, was laid to rest.
Here is the complete list of the top 25 hottest tracks in East Africa according to the mdundo charts as of the 17th of March 2014:
The National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada) has said that Kenyans consume 75 percent of alcohol in East Africa.