Ken on 11th Jul

The Mysterious Case of The Public’s Vote. Throughout the week, there has been mixed reactions on social media on the matter of Samantha leaving Tusker Project Fame. Many people claimed that the Burundian was much better than some of those who were saved, particularly Kenya’s Doreen. However, what seems to leave people wondering is how...

Ken on 11th Jul

The gospel Artiste Emerged A Distant Eighth.  After losing in the Kitutu Masaba parliamentary seat, during last year’s by election, gospel artiste Ringtone ( Real name Alex Apoko) is said to have shifted base to the newly created Kawangware constituency. The artiste-cum-politician is expected to vie for an MP’s seat in next year’s...

Ken on 09th Jul

Prezzo Was Just One Vote Short Of Eviction. Prezzo’s days down south seem to be increasingly numbered considering the many shoulders he has rubbed the wrong way. Articles on Prezzo generate the most responses online and unfortunately many of those who comment can’t wait for the day he leaves the house. The seriousness of the situation...

Ken on 09th Jul

Her Viral Video got more YouTube views than all the others combined. Burundi’s Tusker Project Fame 5 representative, Samantha was the surprise evictee on Saturday night. She was one of the contestants considered a favourite for a top three spot. She was a hot topic on social media and right from the auditions, there was a #Team Samantha on...

Ken on 09th Jul

There has always been arguments over the ages of the Camp Mulla people. Just last month, a member of Camp Mulla, Taio Tripper, turned 19. This weekend, another member of the fast rising group was celebrating a birthday.  Miss Karun (Real name: Karun Mungai) turned 18 on Saturday. The young star is the only girl in the group and plays the role of...

Ken on 09th Jul

Prezzo Lives To See Another Week. Kenya has finally had its numbers at the Big Brother Star Game reduced by one following the eviction of Malonza Chege. Malonza and Junia, the other evictee of the night, formed what was christened Stargame’s most loved couple.  The presenter announced Malonza as the first housemate to leave the show on Sunday...

Ken on 06th Jul

In an interview with Pulse magazine, Esther Arunga recounts how, together with her husband Quincy Timberlake they have escaped a total of 7 bullets on different occasions. At one point, they had to hide in the US Ambassador’s residence. She says that her family together with senior government officials had conspired to marry her off to a very...

Ken on 05th Jul

The year is 2032. The setting is Hollywood. All the current celebrities have grown old. Some lucky ones have manged to keep their looks young…. Okay sober up… Here is how some of them will be looking 20 years from now. Rihanna Jennifer Lopez The Kardashians Oprah Brad and Angelina Jayz...

Ken on 05th Jul

Alpha Rwirangira Apologetic After Heavily Worded Facebook Post Attacking EABL. Alpha Rwirangira, the double Tusker Project Fame winner, was in the news last week, after he wrote a strongly worded statement on his Facebook timeline, accusing East African Breweries Limited of neglect. The heavily publicized open letter accused EABL of not following...

Ken on 02nd Jul

Meanwhile, Organizers Invite Chris Brown But Not Drake.  Camp Mulla lost out to Wizkid and Sarkodie in this years BET Awards. The group had been nominated for the best international act (Africa) alongside the two winners from Nigeria and Ghana respectively, Ice Prince from Nigeria, Lira from South Africa and Mokobe from Mali. The Awards ceremony...

Ken on 28th Jun

Mike Rua And Jaguar Join The Voices Against Hate In Music. Two popular artistes have slammed the three Kikuyu musicians under investigations from Mzalendo Kibunjia’s commission, for hate spread and incitement in their music.  The two, Jaguar and Mike Rua, have added their voice in slamming John DeMathew, Muigai wa Njoroge and Kamande wa Kioi,...

Ken on 27th Jun

“Tusker Project Fame is meant to give you a platform and an audience, not a lifetime support. “ TPF 3 winner, Alpha Rwirangira has written a strongly worded statement on his Facebook account, attacking East Africa Breweries Limited of neglect. Alpha says that EABL is not interested in its artists after the show and he went ahead to give...

Ken on 26th Jun

Kolo Toure Says I DO. Manchester city defender and Ivorian international, Kolo Toure recently married his longtime girlfriend, Chimene Akassou in Abidjan. 2 children and 10 years of being together later, the footballer said I do, in a wedding that incorporated tradition and Islam. The ceremony was held on June 15th in a mosque in the capital city....

Ken on 24th Jun

Has Mzalendo Kibunjia Slept On His Job For Too Long? Popular Kikuyu musicians, Kamande wa Kioi, Muigai wa Njoroge and John Demathew have come under scathing attack from Kenyans on social media and several bloggers after an article by a blogger calling himself moderate kenyan highlighted the vast tribalism, hate and incitement in some of their songs....

Ken on 22nd Jun

In today’s (June 22, 2012) issue of Pulse magazine pullout, they ran a story of ‘Celebrity Crushes’. They interviewed several local celebs on there crushes (who should also be celebs). Rumours have been flying that gospel artiste, Juliani and USIU student and Mali actress, Brenda Wairimu were having something. When Pulse magazine...

Ken on 21st Jun

There is this Ugandan lady who is causing ripples everywhere. Her name is Zari Hassan, but you must have read that from her vehicle’s customized numberplate. Quick introduction, Zari, 30,is a Ugandan musician with her own TV reality show somehow modeled after ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’. In fact, her lifestyle bears a striking...

Ken on 21st Jun

Lionel Messi Does Not Make It To The Top Ten. Forbes have released their annual list of sports top earners. This year, boxer Floyd Mayweather (currently serving a 3 month jail term) tops the list. Former world number one golfer, Tiger Woods who has held the position for over a decade slipped to number three.  Mayweather collected a total of...

Ken on 20th Jun

She promised to be famous before the end of Tusker Project Fame and she meant it. Juliet Karanja, the girl who was denied entry into project fame on the last audition, despite popular belief that she is an amazing singer, won the Coca cola Olympic Anthem Contest. Juliet, remembered for her exaggerated make up, was chosen together with Collins Okoth...

Ken on 18th Jun

Our celebrities and politicians are buying them every day and it now looks like a global phenomenon. Range Rovers have become the ultimate measure of wealth. One Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has taken it to a whole ‘nother level by being appointed the brand ambassador for Range Rover Evoque.  A statement on her official website read, “Yesterday,...

Ken on 17th Jun

Is It A Foregone Conclusion? Sunday’s Tusker Project Fame’s probation night was one of the most talked about episode of the show on social media. The official twitter hashtag, #tpf5 was one of the trending topics, getting tens of tweets every second. Facebook was also on fire. Sadly, most of the comments were negative. There was a common...