45: Live Band, HipHop, Worship

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Ever been to a show with 1001 opening acts that when it got to the main act you were tired and frustrated? Well, I have good news that will ease your pain. 45 is here. And no, I am not talking about the notorious Githurai matatu route. 45 is a premier show that involves a fusion of Hiphop, worship, jazz and afro elements without opening acts. It gives the audience a chance to listen to fresh music from ‘unsigned hype’ so to speak.


Why 45? Well, it is a 45 minute show that features Nasara The Poet accompanied by a live band and vocalists. The artist who is gearing up to drop his first solo full length album, uses the concert to give his fans a glimpse of what to expect. And trust me. 45 does more than whet our appetites for the album titled ‘Overflow’. I have seen Nasara perform, heard his music and if that is anything to go by, we are definitely in for a treat. Very few artists are as nimble with the pen and paper as he is. As if that wasn’t enough, he is a mean beat boxer too. We have featured one of Nasara’s poems on our site and just so that you can sample his work, listen to this track he did earlier this year:




See what I am talking about? It’s ok to press replay. Really, go ahead. But the real good news is that you can catch him live this Sunday the 16th of June at Parklands Baptist Church for the second offering of 45. Hosted by Nasara and Drip Drop Records, the first 45 show took place at International Christian Centre Mombasa Road on the 2nd of June. The show will run from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m so make sure you get there early. No African timing. And guess what. The entry is free. You can’t make this stuff up!

Oh, one last thing. For the peeps who live in Githurai, you will have the joy of using a 45 mat to go to the 45 event…. and maybe, just maybe, pay 45 shillings as fare. Such are the joys of life. *sigh*

Follow Nasara on twitter @NasarathePoet


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  1. Very well said, UK.  However, we know that by some estimates, you are one of the wealthiest men (and families) in Kenya.  If not by corruption you are now describing as ‘contemptible,’ how much did you (and your family) pay for what you own, such as land?


  3. yes , he is the DPM, Minister for Finance of the Republic of Kenya not to mention.. and a HUGE beneficiary of official corruption in KENYA.

  4. I once worked or a man who kept telling his staff “as my father was working your father was sleeping”please judge Uhuru as an individual. it’s highly likely all those writing foolishness here
    are the children of  lazy fathers.If you claim Kenyatta stole or acquired wealth corruptly,why didn’t your parents do the same?

    1. Oh, some parents are morally upright…They don’t believe in acquiring wealth corruptly and passing down those traits to their kids. SMH!!!

  5. Mr. Uhuru this is a cliche. Didn’t u see 2011 corruption index for ur information we are No. 154/180. The government in which u are a top leader is the most corrupt, i would have liked to read ur blog about recovery of the lost billions n not what to avoid loss of deprived economy that can’t afford to pay doctors. Sir in this topic give us a break.

  6. Every time i read people’s reaction to Uhuru and Land i get amazed, he has constantly addressed the issue of land including in a BBC Hardtalk Interview where he said he was not scared of land reforms and that he was ready, the Forbes list clearly notes that Kenyatta family bought their land, the Ndungu land Report found nothing wrong with kenyatta land…in this speech he celebrates IFMIS which is a revolutionary approach to ending mega corruption

  7. it does not matter what Uhuru is or isn’t bottom line we cannot as a nation afford to be corrupt. Its wrong absurd and ridiculous.

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