Author: Rae Kiragu

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Fifth Kenyan Jam To Make It To #ROTW ‘Tippy Toe Remix’

Coming hot on the heels of last week’s ROTW, is Femi One’s star filled remix to her Tippy Toe single. The jam which already enjoyed loads of airplay as a collaboration with Kristoff will now
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Ke Hip Hop Eras Explained! The ‘Ukoo Flani’ Era

This was the first era in Kenyan Hip Hop. Producing music at a time when the competing jams on Kenyan radio were the kind of jams that were played on KBC’s then popular ‘Sundowner’ show,
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Lupita Nyong’o To Star In THIS Epic Remake

Is there anything this actress can’t do? Lupita Nyong’o will soon be back on our big screens on a movie rendition to comic book series, Marvel’s Black Panther as we outlined some weeks back in
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Which Kenyan Hip Hop Era Are YOU From?

Evolution – definition: the gradual development of something, especially from a simple to a more complex form. This week on HBR’s dedicated hip hop show The Jump Off, e-news correspondent Jinx will be breaking down Kenya’s
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Exclusive Snippet! This Is How DJ Kafii’s EP Is Coming Along

After releasing his African mixtape ‘No Longer Trapped in Africa, DJ Kafii mentioned following it up with an all Kenyan EP to be called Keuriosity and to feature some of our top artists. Having come
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5 Steps To Determine a Record Of The Week

It’s the creme de la creme of music jams that play out on radio each week. The Record of the Week is a coveted spot on our airwaves and each week, a brand new mission
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Kenyan Jams To Have Become Record of the Week This Year

Every so often. a brand new single catches the attention of our producers’ very adept music ears and it earns the chance to rule our airwaves as Record of the Week (abbreviated as ROTW). It’s never
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Superstars Join The Hilarious ‘For That D*#k’ Challenge

It’s happening. Every so often, a hilarious social media challenge goes viral so, taking over from the ‘Harlem Shake’, The ‘Trump is Coming’ and the more recent ‘running man’ (which even we at HBR did),
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The World’s Most Watched YouTube Videos

These are the songs that got played so much you pretty much wished you had earplugs each time they came on. You know the feeling right? Well since the dawn of YouTube, musicians from all
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