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Disrupt - Who am I

Often the universe leads us to paths that lead us to new roads - I recently went to a the land of seeds; thanks to Hivos. Here are the poems I wrote for Disrupt.


Who am I

I am a seed in the soil A farmer in the field The seed company I am the link – I am the bridge I am here and I have something to say
No pain no gain but this train I ride is too long The rain I see, fall is too plain It fills me with needless pain Ni usiku wa manane giza kote imeenea Amelala shujaa, mkulima – kesho ifike jembe akashike Si usingizi mzito ni ule wa kudukuadukua Ule wa kuhofia – wa kufikiria Kidogo amelala, kidogo anaamka wasi wasi – kila mara Tukajajua mja huyu ni  bingwa! Kwani sote twamtegemea Vita ametupigania – chakula mezani kifike -  lazima nimzungumzie He stands alone – feels alone – looks for hope
Stripped of rights 
In a country so rich
I am a seed in the soil A farmer in the field The seed company I am the link – I am the bridge I am here and I have something to say
In sleepless nights with no ligh…

The Kingdom of Kush

Poet Namatsi Lukoye, Hiphop artists and Vocalists Renata and Luki the Monster are here with a show; in collaboration with makeup artist Jaybee the Mua and models from The Sekt. With Venue sponsorship from Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre, the group have designed ‘the great forgotten Egyptian Kingdom of Kush’. With this, the visual artists have to curve our images of ancient Kush as well as design some futuristic fashion that goes with the theme. We want to dive deeper into creativity and pull out every fiber of art we can touch. Why are we doing this; - last year our band felt a strong wind as we lost our lead guitarist/vocalist Cee L Nuke two weeks before a show. The whole year none of us was able to perform as we were dealing with the loss – but sometimes darkness gives us time to find light. Through catharsis we went into creation and have come up with a series of art work music that we would like to share with the world. We picked the title – The insignificant Few, because we real…