My name is Mumbi. I am a performing spoken word poet, writer, and self-published author from the green city under the sun, otherwise known as Nairobi, Kenya.
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Mwenye radhi hasumbuki
He who is blessed is not disturbed.
Potential: Exponetial. I recently had a conversation with iconic Kenyan rapper Juliani, and here’s everything we talked about!
For a year, I did a good amount of budget travel across East Africa. In this blog post, I tell you how I did it.
In this blog post, I’m talking about the (mis)conceptions we have with regards to dating in Nairobi, and a separate idea of ‘sex demons’.
Life is a journey, and I’ve already set sail.
Here’s a story about a girl who had a poem and a dream. Enjoy!
This is a post about all the lessons I have learned as I have been writing my poetry book. It might serve as a guide to beginners in the literary world on what to expect.
I recently counted all the things I own, and this happened.
When Bensoul said ‘sinema zao ni telenovela’, he meant it.
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“She is definitely indefatigable, and her creativity and oratory, a definition of the word.” – Afrowayent.com
I was born to write and perform poetry. I am a writer, performer, curator, content editor, copywriter, law school graduate, and Sondeka Award’s Best spoken word poet of the year, Kenya 2020.