We had a moment with Benson Mwangi. Our featured poet for the past week. This is what he had to say:

How can you describe yourself in a summarized manner?

A humble hardworking fella.

When did you pen your first
independent piece (away from school work)?

I was a fresh mono I think.

What inspires your writing?

Things that happen around us and the supernatural stuff too.

Apart from writing what else do you do?

I rap and make beat instrumentals.

Do have any a.k .a s? Stage name?

The Leper, you can guess why.

What do you think is man’s
greatest invention?

Words man.

Who is that person you’ve always admired and why?

Tupac – R.I.P He MADE IT nigga. NO FUSS!

The world ends tomorrow. What do you do till then?

Party all night… In a church.

If you were a cartoon character, who would that be?

Dexter I’m in love with machines.

Three words to describe your brain…

Fresh,reborn and active.

That song that never gets boring to your ears?

Florida’s “Wild one”.

What’s your preference? Writing Or performing (poetry)?

Performance. I like the air around it more. Its livelier than just writing.

If you could choose a career
without education and stuff, you’d be?

A poet, A music producer/rapper.

What do you think of the Kenyan creative and artistic industry?

We are doing it and we are  almost there.


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