Joseph Kangethe is one of Ghetto Radio’s hosts. The former street kid is a true role model of what the radio station stands for. He uses the media to fight for the rights of young Nairobi slum-dwellers.
In Africa, investigative journalists often work in environments that seem by default, designed to shut them down. But one man in Kenya defies the odds. He constantly reveals cases of bribery, murder and smuggling in one of the most corrupt countries of the world.
John "Rapasa" Otieno grew up listening to his grandmother sing and dance to traditional Kenyan music. The experience inspired him to embark on a quest to revive the instruments his ancestors had played. Now he helps young people master them.
Forget about Rock, Pop or other modern beat music. Rap music with traditional instruments is the new Kenyan trend. At least if you follow multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and dance performer John 'Rapasa' Otieno from Nairobi. He even makes his own instruments out of waste.
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