Feel Good Friday: Cop Your ‘ Dua Ya Nafsi’ Album Today!

Article by Christine
Posted: December 20, 2019

Omondi Ochuka is a writer, poet, artist. He also teaches Economics part time.

Dua Ya Nafsi is his seventh studio album. It is one of the 3 series of projects he is to release in the next 4 months. It is a fusion of Hip Hop/rap, spokenword and skits. Like most of his writings, Omondi uses music for therapy and documenting his life’s thoughts, philosophy and experience.

In Dua Ya Nafsi, he opens up to the lessons, adventures, journey and experience. Prominent themes include his long term battle with liver cancer, pain, love, inspiration, spirituality and the impact of music on well-being.

What is the place of story (telling) in the healing process? What is radical acceptance? What does pain teaches humanity? How do you document life beyond the words, turning them into music? Would others relate to the personal stories we share? How is it, living with cancer? What are some of the ways of coping? What focus do we give mental health and well-being? Who are the people that our lives touch and include? What is prayer? How do we build relationships with ourselves before we share those intimate thoughts, stories and stories with others?

He explores these among other questions in this album and other works.

Omondi’s works are in English, Swahili, Sheng’ and Dholuo.

His other works include:

Meeting the Eclipse (2014)
Hembko Mag Yiko (2015)
Cures in Eulogy? (2017)
Journey and Soul (2018)
A Cute Melancholia (2019)

To sample some of his music, follow the links:

1. SoundCloud

2. Bandcamp

3. YouTube: Omondi Ochuka

4. Facebook: Omondi Ochuka

5. WordPress

You can also read and learn more about his story/journey here:

1. The Magunga – Theatre of Stories Untold

2. Jeff Koinange Live – KTN

3. Short YouTube Video Clip

4. Fatumas Voice – PaWa254

5. Taifa Leo

6. Mike Wudz

7. ManCave

8. Siganda: Radio Nam Lolwe

Cop yourself the Dua ya Nafsi album today and support a great cause

Here are the details of where (and how) to get your album(s):

1. Kisumu
Oginga Odinga Street
Mega Plaza
Blushworks Shop (next to Jade Collection)
Call/text/app +254774447596, +254796934510

2. Eldoret
Mantra Beats Records Studios
Call Mike Wudz: +254796934510

Cambridge College Records
Call/text/app +254774447596, +254796934510

3. Nakuru
Mystic Venus Bookshop
Neema Plaza, Shop B11, Opposite Prestige Shuttle
Call/text/app: +254710806055

Call/text/app +254774447596, +254796934510 for delivery

4. Nairobi
CBD, Imenti House
Kickers Exhibition Shop 5A
Call Yusuf: +254727938209

Call/text/app +254774447596, +254796934510for delivery

5. Mombasa
Call/text/app +254774447596, +254796934510

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