Interviews, Music

Swinky, Kenyan Musician Making Waves in Japan

I first heard about Swinky on a Facebook group, where someone had shared a link to a video of her appearance on the Churchill Live show. I was enthralled! I mean, she was a Kenyan working as a singer in Japan! That had been my dream a few years ago, before I discovered programming! Naturally, I had to get in touch and ask her if she would do an interview for the blog!

Mbithe is a software developer at Andela and loves all things tech! You can probably find her sitting barefoot somewhere writing beautiful code while singing along to really loud Japanese music. 🙂

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Music

Stephanie – Friends | Lyric Video (With English Translation)

Stephanie (katakana:ステファニー; full name: Stephanie Topalian) is a Japanese/Armenian-American singer-songwriter. Today we feature her song “Friends” off her self-titled 2007 album. I can’t quite remember when or where I heard this song, but I do know it is one of my favourites from her. Sing along to our lyric video (with English subtitles) and/ or read the romaji lyrics below. Enjoy! 🙂

Mbithe is a software developer at Andela and loves all things tech! You can probably find her sitting barefoot somewhere writing beautiful code while singing along to really loud Japanese music. 🙂

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Music

Little Glee Monster – Seishun Photograph | Lyric Video (With English Translation)

It’s no secret that I’m more than a little obsessed with Little Glee Monster. Little Glee Monster is a Japanese girl band consisting of six amazingly talented girls with great voices singing (mostly) carefree, feel-good songs. Ever since I discovered them about a month ago, I’ve been hooked! Naturally, my first order of business was to make a lyric video of one of my favourite songs of theirs, so I could sing along to it. 🙂

Mbithe is a software developer at Andela and loves all things tech! You can probably find her sitting barefoot somewhere writing beautiful code while singing along to really loud Japanese music. 🙂

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