Anita Gathoni on 28th Jan

One of the most prestigious clubs in Nairobi, Gallileo Lounge has shut down, though temporarily. The lounge has been closed down for the past few weeks, with rumours going round that the owner had gotten broke. The lounge’s entertainment consultant, Shaffie Weru, spoke on the matter to the Star on the matter. “There have been rumours that...

Githae Mwangi on 28th Jan

Rapper Octopizzo released his new song ‘Black stars’ featuring his daughter Tracy on Kiss 100. The song is about the rise of octopizzo from the slams of Kibera to stardom. He narrates his rough experiences growing up. His daughter Tracy sings the chorus while the ‘namba nane’ finest does the verses. This is what the rapper said...

Anita Gathoni on 28th Jan

Tanzania’s Bongo flava artist Diamond Platnumz flew into Kenya at the end of last week for a private concert. The ‘Number One’ singer, who was staying at the Eka Hotel on Mombasa Road was set to give a performance on Carnivore on Friday night at the DOYA Awards sponsored by mobile company Safaricom. Diamond was performing alongside...

Githae Mwangi on 28th Jan

 Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o was at the Madison Square garden last week to watch  New York Knicks play the Philadelphia 76ers. Lupita could not hide her excitement, revealing on Twitter that it was her first basketball game. “First basketball game. #knicks vs #sixers. I could get into this.” Coming straight out of the recording...

Githae Mwangi on 28th Jan

Popular radio station Easy FM is set to close down. According to Ghafla, the station will be closed down sometimes this week, in a move pioneered by the new management. It will be re-branded to enable it compete with already established radio stations such as Kiss 100, Capital FM and many more. The management said that the station will be more educative...

Ken on 28th Jan

Are the Grammy Awards really the Illuminati Awards? Well, as the music industry gathered on Sunday so did conspiracy theorists – this time focusing on the choice words of Jay-Z. Conspiracy theorists and gullible people have debated the existence of a secret satanic cult called the Illuminati for years, with the belief being that the group essentially...

Githae Mwangi on 28th Jan

Upcoming gospel singer Kenn EDDY Krezzi escaped death after he was involved in gruesome road accident. The ‘miracle ‘ singer was coming from seeing his producer when a truck rammed into their car. “Was just from meeting my producer Paul from planning the album recording stuff.with My friend Joe and bro Julius from Windsor,a truck ran into...

Githae Mwangi on 28th Jan

Gospel singer Gloria Muliro will no longer take part in local awards. Speaking to the Standard, Gloria requested her fans not to nominate her for more awards to give space to upcoming musicians. “I thank God for the great success. Just as God has allowed me to shine, I desire for other artistes to shine too this year.In this regard, I will not be...

Ken on 28th Jan

Usher flew to Panama for crisis talks with his protégé Justin Bieber following his arrest in Miami earlier this week. The ‘More’ hitmaker, who is the 19-year-old star’s long-time mentor, decided to travel to Punta Chame to reportedly try to talk some sense into the young star, who arrived there on Saturday morning (25.01.14), two...

Ken on 28th Jan

Winners in selected categories at the 56th annual Grammy Awards announced Sunday during ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre and Staples Center were as follows: Album of the year: “Random Access Memories,” Daft Punk. Record of the year: “Get Lucky,” Daft Punk with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Song of the year: “Royals,” Lorde. New artist:...