Surviving Nairobi

Surviving Nairobi

By Surviving Nairobi
Funny,irreverent,ground-breaking, genre defying and award winning are all things that one day may be used to describe this show but for now this is just two Nairobians in their twenties (and guests of course) talking about navigating life through the city and many other things (mainly many other things). So join us on this journey even though for sure we do not know where we are heading.
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Episode 2 : NAIROBI! NAIROBI!

Surviving Nairobi

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 7: THE RENT IS TOO DAMN HIGH!!! DISCUSSING GENTRIFICATION, BLACKLISTING AND J COLE WITH NAT
On this episode your hosts, Ivy and Hafare are joined by Nat to discuss gentrification in Nairobi, being blacklisted by corporates,the apostle of anti-intellectualism that is J. Cole and some xtra stuff. This episode was made possible by our sponsors, Peni Mbili (https://www.anthonymuisyo.com/tees) and BSTU studios. If you want to know how you can sponsor an episode you can reach out to Ivy or Hafare. As always, thank you for listening. follow us on our socials @survivingnairobi on IG and @survivenairobi on Twitter Hafare - @hafare_ on Twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on Twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Nat - @MsGabrielReyes on Twitter
1:14:50
June 22, 2020
SEASON 2 EPISODE 6: IVY STANDS UP!!! DISCUSSING INFLUENCERS, VEGANISM AND SATANISM WITH SLY WANJIRA AND CAPO KENN
On this episode your hosts, Ivy and Hafare are joined by Sly Wanjira and Capo Kenn to discuss the role of influencers in the search for justice, veganism, police brutality, satanism and the book of Job in the bible. The discussion was heated and at one point Ivy actually stood up. As always thnak you for listening follow us on our socials @survivingnairobi on IG and @survivenairobi on Twitter Hafare - @hafare_ on Twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on Twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Ken - @capoKenn on Twitter Sly - @SlyWanjira on IG and Twitter PS. The music is after the episode ends.
1:37:24
June 7, 2020
SEASON 2 EPISODE 5. CAPO KENN TAKES OVER! A CHAOTIC DISCUSSION OF CORONAVIRUS, CURES AND OTHER STUFF
On this episode your hosts, Ivy and Hafare, break their long haitus to return to the studio, joined this time by regular guest Ken Kiptoo aka Capo Kenn. They discuss the origins of coronavirus, the alleged cures if alpha males exist and much more in what is probably the most chaotic episode yet. As always thank you for listening. Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Ken - @capoKenn on twitter PS. The music is after the episode ends.
1:29:14
May 17, 2020
SEASON 2 EPISODE 4 : TOOEARLY4CORONA. DISCUSSING COVID-19, THEATRE AND PUNS WITH ABUSENSE, QUEEN GATHONI AND MERCY MBITHE
On this episode your hosts, Hafare and Ivy are joined by Abusense, Queen Gathoni and Mercy;all members of the TooEarly4Birds prodution. They discuss the challenges that COVID-19 has presented, the evolution of the stage performance, their favorite moments and Mercy has the some of the best puns you will ever hear. As usual thank you for listening. Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Abusense - @Abusense_ on twitter and @sens_ei on IG Queen Gathoni - @queengathoni on twitter and IG Mercy - @m_tercy on IG Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:21:30
March 25, 2020
SEASON 2 EPISODE 3. INDUSTRY RULE #4080, RECORD COMPANY PEOPLE ARE SHADY. DISCUSSING THE KENYAN MUSIC INDUSTRY WITH NENE, POLARIS AND LUKI.
On this episode, Hafare and Ivy are joined by Nene, Luki and Polaris in their first ever revolving door group of guests. Nene is a music producer while Polaris is a singer and Luki is a rapper, the two of them make up the LP duo. They discuss the Janice Iche's sexual assault story, the shadiness of the Kenyan music industry, give Bahati constructive criticism and so much more. As usual thank you for listening. Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Nene - @ardhiground on twitter Polaris - @polarishaven on twitter Luki - @Lukithemonster on twitter Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:38:28
March 10, 2020
SEASON 2 EPISODE 2: PILLS AND POTIONS, WE'RE OVERDOSING. DISCUSSING DRUG CULTURE IN NAIROBI AND BEYOND WITH SOOKIE AND ARAFA
On this episode, Hafare and Ivy are joined by Sookie and Arafa, both of whom are friends of the show, to discuss drug culture in Nairobi and beyond. They talk about their worst drug experiences, how easy it is to get drugs and why proper drug education is necessary. There's a lot that was talked about on this episode including the usual banter. As usual thank you for listening. PS. Arafa hosts The Chai Podcast (@thechaipodcast), based out of Dar Es Salaam. It is an absolutely wonderful show and one that y'all should check out Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Sookie - @sookiemurage on twitter and @sookie.jpg Arafa - @auto_explorer on twitter and @_itsarafa on IG Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:28:35
February 25, 2020
SEASON 2 EPISODE 1: THE BEST WAY TO MASTURBATE. DISCUSSING SEX, PORN AND FEB 14TH WITH JULIA GAITHO
Finally. Hafare and Ivy are back for season 2 of the most illustrious podcast beneath the River Nile. For the first episode of the new season we are joined by Julia Gaitho AKA Jules from Over25 to discuss Valentine's day, gift giving, sex, pornography, the moral implications of masturbation and a whole bunch of other stuff. Also this episode was released earlier than intended so if you hear us referring to any dates in the past tense please understand the reason for this. As usual thank you for listening Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Julia - @jules_her on IG Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:14:45
February 6, 2020
PUTTING THE CHRIS IN CHRISTMAS. THE SURVIVING NAIROBI CHRISTMAS SPECIAL WITH CHRIS KAIGA
Ivy and Hafare are joined by Jeff Kiplagat and recording artist Chris Kaiga on this special episode, with contributions from our studio audience of Val and Mutua. In the most chaotic episode yet, we discuss Chris' music career, the kenyan music scene, drinksemba and much more. It was a lot of fun recording this so we hope you enjoy FOLLOW US ON OUR SOCIALS Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Jeff Kiplagat - @KPLG4T on twitter and IG Chris Kaiga - @chris_kaiga on twitter and IG Val - @cherono_val on twitter and @cheronoleitich on IG Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:44:51
December 18, 2019
EPISODE 10 : MAD LESBIANIC ENERGY. DISCUSSING STRICTLY SILK, GENDERED SPACES AND MUCH MORE
In this episode your hosts, Ivy and Hafare, are joined by a returning guest, Ken to hear about Ivy's experience as the closing act at the most recent Strictly Silk, gendered spaces and whether Strictly Savco would be a success if it ever happened. That and much more is on this episode. Also like the link below to help Ivy perform at Kilifi New Year https://t.co/PQphiiK5oA?amp=1 Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Ken - @capoKenn on twitter Also follow us on IG @survivingnairobi to get the latest updates on the show
1:11:34
November 12, 2019
EPISODE 9 : THE TEQUILA IS HITTING!!!! DISCUSSING CAREERS, RAPE CULTURE AND SLANDERING A POP STAR
On this episode, your hosts, Ivy and Hafare are joined by Shiru aka Wesh, a writer and friend of the show to discuss millenials in the work space, look further into rape culture and Ivy decides to slander the most recognizable pop star in the world. This episode was fueled by tequila, I hope you enjoy it. FOLLOW US ON OUR SOCIALS Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Wesh - @simply_wesh on IG and Twitter Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:30:45
September 10, 2019
EPISODE 8 : SO YOU HATE YOUR JOB!!! DISCUSSING CAREER CHANGES AND EVERYTHING THAT COMES WITH IT
On this episode, your hosts, Ivy and Hafare, are joined by Jeff Kiplagat and Collins Tarus to discuss the process of changing careers, either from one career field to another or a career in a different field from what you studied for. We also discuss the fears that come with career changes and the fulfillment that a career change can give a person. All that and a bit more. FOLLOW US ON OUR SOCIALS Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Jeff Kiplagat -  @KPLG4T on twitter and IG Collins Tarus - @amtheCollonel on twitter Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
53:42
August 28, 2019
EPISODE 7 : LOVE YOURSELF. DISCUSSING LIFE, MUSIC AND KNOWLEDGE WITH RETRO MARS AND BONIE AMIMO
On this episode your hosts, Ivy and Hafare, are joined by Retro Mars and Bonie Amimo. Retro Mars is a gengetone artist who has been featured on such hits as Sponyo and Katambe while Bonie Amimo is a professional rugby player who plays for the CUEA Monks. We discuss Retro's music career, everyone's views on career choices and what alcohol we enjoy. All that plus all the usual shenanigans. FOLLOW US ON OUR SOCIALS Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv-ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Retro Mars - @_retromars on IG Bonie Amimo - @bonieamimo on twitter and IG
1:07:00
August 5, 2019
EPISODE 6 : THE STEPH KAPELA INTERVIEW. DISCUSSING MUSIC AND OTHER THINGS
On this episode your hosts, Ivy and Hafare, are joined by Steph Kapela. Steph is a multitalented rapper, singer and songwriter who came on the show to gave us knowledge ranging from his creative process to him describing the perfect meal that is sure to get you laid, all of this in between a bit of tequila. You can find Steph's music everywhere that music is streamed. Check it out it is really great. FOLLOW US ON OUR SOCIALS Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Steph Kapela -  @iamkapela on twitter and IG Also follow the show on @survivingnairobi on IG
1:11:43
July 23, 2019
EPISODE 5 : JIWEKE SUCKS!!! DISCUSSING THE DO'S AND DON'TS OF NAIROBI NIGHTLIFE
On this episode your hosts, Hafare and Ivy, are joined by Ken to discuss and drop knowledge on how to navigate the vibrant and hectic Nairobi nightlife. They also repeatedly remind the listeners of how Kenya beat Tanzania in the AFCON match and how Kenya is generally better as a country. Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Ken - @capoKenn on twitter Also follow us on IG @survivingnairobi to get the latest updates on the show.
1:14:20
July 2, 2019
EPISODE 4: WUEH!! DISCUSSING POLYGAMY, RACISM AND REVOLUTIONS
On this episode, your hosts, Ivy and Hafare talk about polygamy and its place in modern culture, the racism that Kenyans experience in restaurants and bars and they also touch on the events happening in Sudan. Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Also follow us on IG @survivingnairobi to get the latest updates on the show.
56:43
June 18, 2019
EPISODE 3 : AND I OOP! DISCUSSING MENTAL HEALTH AND MORE
On this episode we are joined by Leah, a psychologist and friend of the show, to discuss mental health as a way to conclude mental health awareness month and also to highlight a growing issue within society. We also talk about the president, donkeys and some other NSFW things. We also had a live studio audience of one for this recording.  Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Leah - @waruwarrior on both twitter and IG Charlene - @charlenebebbora on twitter and @charlene_bebbora on IG I have no songs to give this week, just listen to Ivy's mixes instead, trust me, you'll love them
1:16:05
June 3, 2019
Episode 2 : NAIROBI! NAIROBI!
  Your hosts, Ivy and Hafare, are joined in this episode by two guests, Anto and Ayub to discuss the various ways that the city has shown us things we never expected. We recorded this right before the Masego show and so you should expect a few drunken tangents. Follow us on our socials Hafare - @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG Ivy - @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Anto - @Antownee on twitter and @a_muisyo on IG Ayub - @sypherayub on twitter and IG And here's your 7 SONGS TO LISTEN TO 1. Sky Ferreira - Downhill Lullaby 2. Icona Pop - Ready For The Weekend 3. Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby 4. Mayonde - Tetemesha 5. Kaa La Moto - Msafiri 6. Scar Mkadinali - Kovu 7. Slowthai & Mura Masa - Doorman
1:00:30
May 14, 2019
Episode 1: A Beginner's Guide To Surviving Nairobi
  Hafare and IV are back to give the listeners their tips on surviving this mad city, talk about getting robbed in Nairobi and many other things. Follow us on our socials @hafare_ on twitter and @hafare on IG @iv_ey on twitter and @callmedjiv on IG Also check out kenyamusicreview.wordpress.com https://www.mixcloud.com/deeejayIV/chill-traphop/ 7 SONGS TO LISTEN TO 1. Zzero Sufuri - Zimenishika 2. Coco and Clair Clair - Sims 2 3. Ariel Pink - Baby 4. Sky Ferreira - Downhill Lullaby 5. Trabolee - Sisyphus 6. Checc Me Out - Nipsey Hussle 7. Memories - Innanet James
58:59
May 14, 2019
Episode 0 - Is Femicide The In Thing?
  Our hosts, Hafare A.K.A The DRIP LORD and IV (Deejay IV) discuss the social issues faced by Nairobians among other shenanigans. Check out their other ventures below ; 1. https://www.mixcloud.com/deejayIV/chill-traphop/ 2. kenyanmusicreview.wordpress.com 7 SONGS TO LISTEN TO; 1. Lucy - Bensoul 2. Zikishika - OCTOPIZZO 3. Wanting - Not3s 4. If they dunno - Bey T 5. Keep it on the real - 3XKrazy 6. Today - Odunsi 7. Prone - Masego
1:03:33
May 14, 2019