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Future Fridays: What to Expect This Halloween Weekend

Expect the laid-back, expect the freaky and prepare to get down and FUNK at an array of parties and events that will chill, thrill and entertain you this weekend

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Viral Wednesdays

Project 1958 – Neibaz Fashion House It’s seldom to find young people interested in history especially at this time when everyone seems to be living in the future. The story of Neibaz Fashion House is a long one, stretching back to 2012. As if being a male fashionista in Nairobi is not hard enough, the

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How Congested and Polluted has Nairobi become?

Think about it. Our rivers, our air, our land… it’s dying slowly. And no one seems to care or want to protect it.

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10 Halloween Facts You Didn’t Know

The coming weekend is dedicated to scaring people, drinking and dressing up as strangely as possible. why? Halloween!

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Drums in the Dark

Music, EDm music and the visually impaired team up to raise awareness of the blind in Nairobi and get the world dancing.

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Top Ten Alternative Bands In Nairobi

Nairobi is rapidly changing and there are more cultures and subcultures. Among them is music. More and more musicians are finding ways to try out new stuff and do what they love.

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Kenya’s Catchiest (and often irritating) Songs

Earworm /ˈi(ə)rˌwərm  Noun A catchy song or tune that runs continually through a person’s mind. Over the years there have been songs that have stuck in our heads and absolutely refused to get out. Some are jingles from adverts, others actual singles. Songs that keep playing in your head long after you got out of the Matatu and songs that you want to

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Student Side Hustles

How do cash-strapped university students manage to get by? We interviewed a few to find out…

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Instamondays

Instagram the world’s addiction is now our addiction. UP brings you, every Monday, the best pics from the last 7 days.

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Top Five Kenyan Taboos

We pride ourselves to be “the most open country in E Africa”… so why are there so many things that we are not OK to talking about?

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This Weekend’s Highlights

This weekend prepare yourself for beer, film and scaaaary costumes

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Marketing YLM

It’s hard being in a band; creating music and performing live is no easy feat even without the marketing side of things. What’s Good Studios, Captial FM, and the Marketing Society of Kenya have started a challenge that aims to alleviate this pressure and educate struggling artists with an interesting challenge for university students.

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Throwback Thursday

Nostalgia is… playing the original snake on a Nokia 3310…and loving it.

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Memoirs of A Prostitute: Susan’s Farewell

Long time contributor to UP Susan Kahumbura gives her final farewell to her fans who’ve been reading her column over the years.

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Viral Wednesdays

Some Dove Slimme rock, some b boy stunts, and an interesting perspective of Moi Avenue… VW is back!

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Wizkid & Heavy K: Sideshows At The African Dance Party

From Octopizzo, Sage to Wizkid and Heavy K,The African Dance Party was one show and a half.

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Down and Dirty in Downtown Nairobi

I woke up at some point on Sunday evening with an pounding headache. As I crawled from my bed to the bathroom, I stumbled across something warm and furry that emitted a squeek. “What the devil is that?” I wondered to myself. As I reached the wall to switch on my eco-lightbulb (wish I hadn’t let my girlfriend

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Ster City: South African History Like Never Seen Before

An amazingly multilingual, multimedia theatre show that relates the history of South Africa from the Homo Sapiens to the post Mandela political period as shown by just two actors, a drummer, videos and illustrations.

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Magic Mike in the 254: A Look Into The Lives of Kenyan Male Strippers

Everything you always wanted to know about the art of male stripping in Nairobi

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Future Fridays: The Festival and The Dance Party

Check out the epic parties you can look forward to this weekend.

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