Exclusive Interview: Former Cover Drive lead singer Amanda Reifer reveals why her music has gotten darker

The year is 2012. I am on the 7th floor of a plaza in the Central Business District of Nairobi, Kenya’s high octane capital. It is a bustling city that according to many, shapes you to live anywhere around the world.

My low-quality earphones are buzzing with “Twilight” by Cover Drive, a hit song that is on constant replay on radio stations. The song is a few months old and I cannot get enough of it. I am in an office, balancing emotions between a recent heartbreak, a new crush who’s showing me mixed signals and my very first job which is super demanding.

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Why I Was Recently In Copenhagen, Denmark!

Hello guys! Apologies for the mini-break in posting. I hope you’ve all been okay! I have an exciting story to tell. On October 16th, it was just a normal day like any other but I was in a race! In the morning, I was on my to Nairobi’s VFS Visa application centre, my heart palpitating, my mom on my side trying to calm me down. It was to travel the next day and my Schengen Visa was not in my hands. Read more

I just landed a feature on Business Insider SSA and talked about my ambassadorship role for SDSN Youth!

If you read my previous post, you must have noticed that I recently got appointed to be a Global Schools Ambassador by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Youth Initiative.

Global Schools Ambassadors coordinate local efforts to empower schools and teachers to educate children on the SDGs and serve as official spokespersons for the Global Schools Program.

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