We cannot say how grateful we are for the way things turned out on the 26th of October. For our very first Rock & Metal Music Awards, things went better than expected. We had a slew of more than entertaining performances from Kanyeki, Murfy’s fLaw, Straight Line Connection and Last Year’s Tragedy with no small […]
by Yvonne Ndubi Nigeria’s certified Queen of soft rock blessed us with not just a visit but a kick-ass concert. Outside the show there were more places to see and visit. Zainab did TV interviews on Y254 with Dj Hueskillz and Phyllin Jean on The Rock Tour. She also communed with Dj Tumz and the […]
Award season is here with us again. And this time a local rock band is the lone ranger in an award category dubbed “Best African Rock”.
A little girl clinches top spot in this week’s chart; however 105.5 X fm’s Weekly top 30 countdown has been characterised by even more significant changes over the past couple of months. The previously “pop heavy” chart is now a staple for rock lovers, with most of the top 25 songs being rock tunes. However it is the dominance of local rock bands in the charts top 10 that has been the real coup d’etat. But the more things change the more they stay the same.
We had the pleasure of being hosted by Nick Ndeda for the Xfm Breakfast Show. Represented by our writers Martin Kanja (interviews) , Yvonne Ndubi and yours truly, Heavy & The Beast talked about the Kenyan rock scene.