Pick your free copy here:

View Upnairobi Magazine in a larger map
Online Copy
UP MAGAZINE 6.07 The Music Issue

Subscribe and get to hear of amazing content as it goes UP

Life According to Juiced Today: From The ‘Misbehaving’ Volkswagen Beetle, to the Beast- How Obama Returned The Favor

“My name belonged and so I belonged; drawn into a web of relationships, alliances, and grudges that I did not yet understand.” Pres. Barack Obama in Dreams from my Father

Details

UP Fashion: Wearing Nude Lipstick

How do you get that perfect finish on your lips in the colour…Nude?

Details

UP’s Top 5 Music Schools in Nairobi

Want to study Music in Nairobi? Here’s a quick list of some of Nairobi’s best music schools.

Details

Cecil The Lion: The Questions Around Poaching and Hunting

“Hunting has a license, poaching does not. Personally I feel there is no difference except a piece of paper.” Raabia Hawa, conservation advocate.

Details

Niaje Wasee! (but surely Anto…)

Listening to this Antoneosoul’s ‘Niaje Wasee’ is a sure way to waste two minutes and forty seconds of your life. But I already listened to it ( a few times) so I am going to sit here and waste a few minutes and tell you all about it, so you lovely human being cannot waste

Details

Track of the Week: Vanity, Daddy Owen

He is one of the greatest gospel singers in the region having won the Best Anglophone ward during the MTV Africa Music Awards (Mama) for the song Tobina in 2010. Now comes Vanity, the cover track off his new album, Vanity marking ten years in the industry.

Details

Life According to Juiced Today: Best Neighborhoods for Uni Students

The war for campus hostels to date remains one not to be won any time soon.

Details

Viral Wednesday: Kuchu Kuchu-Bahati, Wyre & King Kaka

When you blend the vocals of Bahati, the dancehall vibes of Wyre and cap that off with the poetry of King Kaka, you get the cool combi that is Kuchu Kuchu!

Details

Kenya Glamour Awards 2015

The Jumia sponsored Kenya Glamour Awards 2015 nominations are finally here. Up gives you a sneak peek of the who’s who in some of the categories.

Details

Weekend Wish List

We know, we are all nursing the Obama visit hangover. His arrival meant most of us were indoors, so here’s to making up for the lost weekend!

Details

UP’s Top Ten Radio Presenters

They have us laughing,crying and cussing out loud. They have amazing voices,bubbly personalities, interesting talking points or are just downright ridiculous, when they talk we tune in and listen. Here are our favourite Radio Presenters.

Details

Artist of the Week: Hip Hop Freshman, Ace The Don Launches new EP- ‘Life in Rhyme’

It is wonderful time of the year here at UP Nairobi. July is our music month and today we feature a hip hop freshman who saw fit to release a ‘before-the-album’ EP.

Details

Blogger Share: @KResearcher – A Glimpse of Kenyan History Through Pictures

@KReasearcher is dedicated to hunting down old Kenyan Facts and sharing them with the world. While their twitter timeline is more popular, they also run a blog. Today we share with you a post from @KReasearcher’s blog.

Details

Kenya’s Modern Art Movement

You may not know this now, but we are in the middle of a societal-shifting, historical art movement in Kenya—with Nairobi at its heart. At least we can mark the signs of this movement through an explosion of Kenyan art on the global scene. From artists uniting to successfully reclaim the Kenyan podium at the

Details

President Obama Dances to Sauti Sol, ‘Sura Yako’

‘Sura Yako’ by Sauti Sol incorporates the famous Kenyan dance move, #Lipala and President Obama showed the world how to dance to the famous traditional move from Kenya.

Details

Seven of the Best Barack Obama Dub Songs

We were wondering… what is on POTUS’ ipod?

Details

5 Lessons we Learned From President Obama

President Barack Hussein Obama jetted into the country last Friday. Since then, he managed to unveil important themes that many Kenyans should learn from. UP takes you through 5 of them.

Details

Picha Mondays- #NPCweek6

Did you know fuzzy or out of focus is an actual style in photography? so before you toss out your fuzzy images , take a look at Nairobi Photography Club’s week six challenge #OutofFocus.

Details

Track of the Week: Different Response, Jivu

Jivu’s debut single, ‘Different Response’ is this week’s Track of The Week.

Details

Sauti Sol for KigaliUp Festival

We love music, and we love music festivals even more! This weekend all roads lead to Kigali for the Kigali Up festival. This year’s event runs on the 25th & 26th of July at the Amahoro Stadium. Kigali Up ,which is in it’s fifth year, is Rwanda’s annual festival that aims at enriching the cultural

Details
Top! UPNairobi — Experience new Nairobi
Social Links:
FACEBOOK
TWITTER