OTIENO

No Shame In My Name

Oct 28 2023 • 33 mins

From an early age, Bryan was exposed to a side of Africa seldom spoken of in mainstream media. In 2016, after a trip to his home-country Kenya with close friends, he returned with an idea. To expose the sounds and creativity that were pulsating from Africa. Listen as he shares the community-fuelled origin story of ‘The Ubunifu Space’, as well as giving us an insight into his Luo name and culture.

Themes explored:

  • Naming patterns in Kenya
  • The Ubunifu Space
  • Luo, Language & Culture
  • Creativity from the continent

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Bryan’s Instagram: @bryanobonyo

Check out The Ubunifu Space: @ubunifuspace

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Unravel more name and origin-stories here:

https://www.instagram.com/noshameinmynamepod/

https://twitter.com/nsimnpod

https://www.linkedin.com/company/no-shame-in-my-name/?viewAsMember=true

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