Author: Chris Sommerfeldt

11 May

See it: Lupita in First ‘Queen of Katwe’ Trailer


The trailer we’ve all been waiting for is finally here — and it’s looking good. Disney …

04 May

Lupita Could Score Big at Tony Awards


The Tony Award nominations are in and it’s looking good for Lupita. “Eclipsed,” Lupita’s Broadway …

03 May

Lupita Stuns Onlookers With ‘Ceiling-Scraping’ Hair-Do at Met Gala


All eyes were on Lupita’s towering hair-do at the annual Met Gala in New York …

19 Apr

Against all Odds, Kenya Sevens Crush Fiji


Our beloved Kenya Sevens knocked reigning champions Fiji out of the park in Sunday’s Seven …

12 Apr

Cosmic Homies Rock New York City


Cosmic Homies, one of Nairobi’s hottest underground bands, wowed New York City on Sunday. The experimental …

10 Apr

Meet the Cosmic Homies: ‘Deeper into the Artistic Rabbit Hole’


What happens when four young and creative-minded Kenyans hang out in a music studio for …

06 Apr

Cosmic_Homies Embark on U.S. Mini-tour


Nairobi-based experimentalists, Cosmic_Homies, are getting ready to play a series of shows across the American east …

31 Mar

Some Brilliant Kenyan Artists and Illustrators Currently Killing It


With everyone on the planet now dabbling in some form of photography thanks to more …

23 Feb

“Same Love” Video Banned in Kenya for Promoting Homosexuality


How can love be immoral? A new music video released by Kenyan LGBTQ collective Art …

21 Feb

Wild Lions Roam Nairobi Streets


Are the lions taking over? A pack of lions roamed freely on Nairobi’s residential streets …