NO EXCUSES

NO EXCUSES

Allow me to reintroduce myself… Ladies & Gentlemen get ready to be entertained,no excuses wear your glasses,buy more bundles and preview this subtle post of mine.Are you a lifestyle enthusiast, do you want all that life has to offer ….

NonameMarcus

Current TV47KE S.T.O , Cinematographia, Video Creator,creative director, Host and renounced Club Rugby athlete claims he has never been happier than during his days in public high school 🏫 .

What is your idea of perfect happiness; a glass of clean water, clean beddings and a flowing incoming sums it up for me. Times are tough with the Covid restrictions. I would also be really happy if ‘Jayden’ would let me sip some elixir while enjoying the view of Nairobi at Milan lounge Westlands. All in all curfew as the title say is no excuse not to be happy 😊. I remember my happiest day was visiting days back in school when my mother came carrying a buffet for one ☝️. The few who their father showed up during visiting day never missed a newspaper in their hand you might think they thought current affairs was what you were longing most while in school…

Moving on swiftly; What is your current state of mind ? At my age am energetic I get up early sometimes even in the middle of the night confused, worried curious mbona sijaomoka, the pressure to make a living with Covid 20 ama ni 2021 am not even sure. My mind is on survival at least for now creatively .

My first shoot wearing a 😷 mask
Baba ya mtu visiting day na gazette.

None of my friends wished for their father to ever visit during visiting and by now you can guess why …. they only carried the paper, no snacks, no home made chapati , no chicken just the paper and words of wisdom and the rare hand out .”

Who do you look upto in the industry ? As a creative director locally I admire the like of Ivan Odie , Omoka and Bill Eugene in the whole of Africa TG Omari is setting the pace for me; his level of creativity can only be sorcery.They do everything with wits and confidence definitely something admirable.

Why do you blog ? Am an artist and art as we know is expression; personally I prefer lifestyle blogging because its vast and you won’t be limited to just style, food or travel. Cologne tends to address anything or everything. From style and fashion; trending topics e.t.c Cologne hopes to help fight mental illness through laughter, creatively and wardrobe. Cologne will be a creative hub generating income for a number of creative from models , directors of photography, actors to rappers the list is endless. I blog to make a difference.

When did you realize you had nose for modeling,photography or styling? I can’t recall from birth maybe ; time has moved so fast let’s get lyrical for a moment as I change my outfit.

ON AIR

Ice ice ice on

Nice nice nice x 3

Maviking Nairobi you can’t deny,

Weekendi zote ni nice tunajinice,

Warembo wengi kwa mini bila tights,

Everything we sip is on ice

See my eyes you can’t believe I don’t deny ,

Am a star ⭐️ sipping that devil juice see me shine

Kipara + jua that’s very bright

Am hata jua ikitua at night

Unanijua sio pupa aukujipiga kifua

You know am right ,

Slavery haijawai isha…

Mpiga picha hutishwa

Wezi huku huhapishwa

Mwenye nguvu hupishwa

Juu wahenga walinena

Na sis ndio kutenda

Kusema na kutenda.

Nice nice nice no

Ice ice ice

Sema na kutenda,

Nasisi ndio kutenda,

Wahenga walinena,

Mwenye nguvu hupishwa,

Wezi huhapishwa,

Mpiga picha hutishwa,

Slavery haijaisha,

You know am right,

Unanijua sio pupa au kujipiga kifua,

Kipara plus jua that’s very bright,

Na mimi ni star sip that devil juice mimi hushine ,

See my eyes if you can’t believe then I don’t deny

Everything we sip is on ice,

Warembo kwa wingi kwa mamini bila tights

Weekendi zote ni nice tunajinice,

Maviking in Nairobi you can’t deny.

Well currently drill beats are taking over the gengeton scenery. Insert a drill beat and flow with my lyrics above….

No excuses as the title goes why didn’t your fathers not come for visiting day with goodies like your mother. My father rarely came for visiting I can’t recall even once but the feeling of seeing my sisters and mother showing up with an all you can eat buffet for one that feeling I will never exchange for nothing. The worst part is that the food was just like manner from heaven you could on consume for the day cause keeping it for later might led to your locker being broken into or it might get spoilt really fast. Have you ever eaten in darkness if no then I assume you also haven’t gone to boarding school; well eating in darkness pale kwa dormitory always felt like hugging yourself pure bliss!!!tamu

Which phrase or word do you overuse? Bombo !!Life ni short but maisha ni journey.

Kwani ni keshow
Body language

TO CONCLUDE THIS PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE, Where are you going with cologne? You should be seeing it by now the big lights ,big 🎥 cameras , the Bonny radiant people comely dressed with diamond taste attires . Now we offer styling services , body language training , look books and creativity through art 🖼 fight mental illness. Fun facts did you know that there are more people suffering from mental disease in the USA than from all diseases combined #kenyasihami Well for the street today I give you tips on posing: I call this project shy boy :

Rumors

You see the phone, you want to see the photo mans took innit? Well it’s a pretty simple pose even actors, Models use it to hide their faces. If you are not photogenic it’s a useful pose. Here are more pose you could use if you ain’t photophotogenic

Well eventually would sell Cologne as a talent hub, with a vast collection of creative, set designs,talent managers and creative director the vision is famous .

Babushkas available

Creative directing by nonameMarcus

Captured by Filmdela

Illustrations: Marcus Okello

✋ Stop rape culture ! No excuse.

Nobody ever died cause of luck of intimac

SOOTY

THEME : BLACKNESS

CREATIVE DIRECTOR : Marcus Okello

MODEL : Keith Abonyo & NonameMarcus

Sooty but ni vile suti ni black. It being valentines finally a reason to celebrate ❤️ love; lately black love turned really dark in Nairobi vile sins zina happen in the darkness of night na huku dogs hata hazi bark; how murder inahappen in love. Everyone seems to want off earth nowadays seeing how sooty men commit suicide but this post is to endorse black excellence, the lad in the sooty suit is a model by demeanor, poet and content producer .

Black Culture if you think about it its well described by Keith Abonyos look.You can wear this to a friends funeral or even a date with your Ex. A sooty suit is a must have in a mans wardrobe. Black culture after slavery and post colonialism can’t be traced by words . Cause we lost our way and adopted the foreign ways. We nowadays ride the waves hadi kwa shores alafu nikupiga show .

Deep state of mind is not achieved by burning bridges, it’s more of burning churches or demoralizing humans.Blood turns black and the witches freezes. I guess mans can’t look good without some ice. The chain on the neck gives man confidence.

Well moving forward let’s get lyrical kama kawa vibes heavy this segment I call it BARZ

Beauty my cherry is all I see,

Good, goodies,goody, goody , goody,

My baby worth only sight for gods,

She a Rasta bila Rasta

But her message anapreach kama pastor,

Mans ready to give her love tena faster,

Bila pupa my heart I pass that to her

Buda yani father anapuff puff puff!

Sio puff puff pass that Covid like cancer,

Wacha for za mapeddy kila kona nikuseti,

Mad snitch kusema sema nakuniseti,

Nipate set na set camera settings,

Portrait moja safi nakufanya Monalisa,

But chunga nyoka inaweza kuwa mtu unalisha,

Na malaika na Baraka zake unayemkimbisha.

Marcus Okello…..

If you still don’t have it, SOOTY; abbreviation zingine ni black, ebony, negro hata dark but just to mention BLACK ON BLACK by Nyashinski the goat just slapped hard !! Black rocks. What makes us black ni all the myth we have but just to mention everyone knows here in Africa you shouldn’t eat in the darkness , because spirits will borrow your food, if you sweep your house at night you are throwing away your blessings, you shouldn’t whistle at night cause you will attract thieves just to finish lol just to finish here back in Africa you can’t cry during an ass whooping cause mum raised no bitch #haha

However being black is awesome, see how my Beanie fit right in with the grey suit and the sooty trench to top it up. It’s just like back in the old days how our grandparents used to hit on each other back then if we may recall …. kuja nikupige mate ; nakupenda kama nyama choma au hata kuja nikufanye bibi wangu wa pili nikona kuku kama Ruto. The dull colors boldly color coordinated kama balls za wahenga. This outfit can be worn even to parliament like Sonko don’t think too much you can even dress like this to court.

As we conclude black history ain’t worth revisiting but sooty women deserve the praise. Give power to black women. Am engaged to loving cause women are like gold. Tangu Mau Mau rebellion to the maji maji without the women there would have been no victory for men. Black excellence is pulling together and building together let’s pick a leaf from our women. Not to scream feminist but go women happy valentines to all feminine

R£PINE

On the low have missed this , the reason I do this , I missed it. But am back at it since 2019, well here goes 2020 a-bit more define, defiant and dextrous . As for the title today; The word repine express yarn it’s similar to missing …..

BLACK ON BLACK ON BLACK
KIJANA MSANI

This segment it’s all about my flow I tend to express my self in lyrics, rhymes and poems when I talk my thoughts, you could walk away but up next it style, I tell you more about what I am wearing for you guys today, Tell you more on how work for tv has been; how to pose like model ❤️ no need for tutorial copy paste this …

BARZ

Nakata maji more, Kama Moses nalead the masses home ,

Go on naform na home siko Niko homeless Keep me present cause my past ain’t a present,

Am good at acting gentle man but I ain’t no gentle man ,Always in my thoughts but nipate kwa street nikiwalk,

Vile Mimi huwalk my talk nikama a dog on leash young BMarapper nawapimp cheki return my script,

Basi na seat na skit on play tunaseti it up, I really like your type and I like you a lot and I know you like me cause I can’t 😘😍tell,

The police I never tell !Sinanga hizo para zaku story tell,

Kwa set na seti na produce a tale,Vile karaohukuseti anaweza geuza mbonoko feee!!! Pewa ! Pewa ! #stoppolicebrutality

Kila shot natake must spill ;rest in paradise,

my mentor a master mind , vibes heavy ,more energy na kunaksynergy ,

Tuko inadi luuku pia safia B, Bila gari bike nafinya G

Respect uncle Marcus na sio baba nani

Signature………… #marcusokelloclosset

…A WEIRDO BUT AM REAL THOU …
…Am sorry I can’t finance you …
…Napiga looku inakuwa police case…#MANDRILL
…Would you you rather just love or someone to like you pictures…
…Visage of a working man…

Mmmmmmmhhh BLACK ON BLACK ON BLACK ; if you don’t know you know now. Black is my favorite na hizi nguo sio za ‘choche’

King Greatnesses, I come from warrior in all my past… #PaSalieu

Well have been listening to Wakadinali and PaSalieu lately thus some captions might be familiar. Tell me if you get any for wakadinali 🚨😊Music is a relatively big aspect of my life… Work at tv47 has opened my scope in the entertainment industry. See my confidence with the lens can you notice ? Am always down for the set … Currently this post is motivated by the leather fanny pack and the trench coat .

You see a giant somewhere there
…iPhone photography…

THE pictures with me looking like a giant are all just by my phone but as I was saying earlier still plugging DESIGNER TRENCH COATS and LEATHER FANNY PACKS . Am in love with style so I guarantee thee no shoddy products. Quality photography and Cinematography are services I could provide and we take lettuce also.

Shoot me I told the camera man …
…LION …

Covid -19 hit us hard but am curious will Covid be upgrade to Covid -20 next year. Haha that’s on a lighter note. Tv47 offered me the opportunity to host a show this year and that kinda was one of my crazy goals , currently doing my part as an S.T.O it’s a vibe all I have to do is be available, look presentable, compose the shot , set design occasionally and social media retweets and tweets . As the blog name goes cologne can’t be seen but the impact is felt; thus my style might be quotidian. #SuiteNTieTingz #setlife #cameralife #BBI

Would you you rather just love or someone to like you pictures…

Posing For Better Photos

  • Stand still and face the camera with your body; so easy a bushman would do it.
  • The angle effect try making angle with your limbs easy to remember .
  • Jump for a change
… A touch Of Lens … #menofstyle #menoffashion #menoffabric
…Matrix B1t€#… kidogo kidogo memes pale insta ‘kenyan men wakirukaball.’
…NonameMarcus …

The shoes and my belt are made of ‘makuti’ best part of my wardrobe on this post. Hope you enjoyed and ps read the BBI REPORT be woke .

..Follow me…

FRAIN.

My previous post was on June, its been a problem with the camera cartels. People are only reliable when its beneficial . I will jump into it since its been a while.dsc_0002mg20 The coat can’t be the same I know you are wondering  or you already have made your conclusion. Well, its the same but the year is different, the camera is different and for this post I requested my fra ;’ _kitucrazy’  in the black tailored suit and the beret  to jump in.dsc_0001mg25

See the shoes, the shades and the beret we turned dandy. FYI beret & bow ties are available at affordable prices. We are in suits and bow ties to symbolize the growth if you do the math right , 90s kids are no longer children , you can scrawl down to 1996 to compare the difference.mg19

What is being a man ? At an early age I found the question disturbing. Do you know who is a Man? I doubt it . In the early times our ancestors defined a man from the day of circumcision to the number of children one sires. mg22dsc_0006

Being a man back then was a pilgrimage . The man was ahab in the family, the duties weren’t written or dished out . The women taught daughters and the men taught their  sons and heirs ; thus the culture and traditions were observed and maintained.dsc_0010mg23

Through technology , urbanization and colonization the society grew bigger and watched in closer on the family. With all this changes even the definition of the man changed . Society defines a man as the provider, money became the main factor that defined a man. You ever heard of the term ‘ rich sex?’ if  not; there is nothing to it ,it’s just money & sex.dsc_1254

No love needed only money and sex. Men are like cars a better make always comes along ever since wealth was considered as a measure of the quality of a man and not his deeds and speech. mg15

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Well, trench coats are also available . Most my niggers driving thus the Volkswagen beetle, its actually on sale if interested comment. The dream must be vividly visualized before its a reality.mg2

The sky is the limit until age catches up. Henceforth the youth must love cause life is love for the young and dumb. We are so scared to show affection to our frain. mg6

Boy child can’t express themselves without side eyes from societies . Caged up in a cocoon of masculinity , weakness can’t be part of you on the journey to becoming a man in the modern society. mg10

Falls ideals of a man by our ancestors, we have been mislead for an entire generation . Boy child my definition of a man over the year plus several hours of research; I say a man is a decision maker and problem solver, to be totally straight a man is worthless without the woman and a lineage.mg8

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Probably several youth have ignored the last part of my definition , a hurt , scared and lax lot . Someone told Marcus Okello , ‘ kula tu bibi ya mtu ukiwa tayari wako atolewe chini pia’also ‘wewe kaatusingle na dem yako anasukumiwa kuni.’ This two statement changed my perspectives , am always dating nowadays and can never  touch a married female to bed no matter how good her charms are.mg7

The decision I make in hopes of a brighter future define your manhood . A good state of mind is all a man needs to make it  and it  enough cause God deemed it so. mg12On my request _Kitucrazy’ anakanyagia’ story, as we change to a less serious conversation. Back to my day job, I got the opportunity to shoot another music video at Kamiti Prison , my first gospel song of the year, but before I share the link I would take this chance to look back at the end of 2018 @ the jameson connect with the ManCave Figaro.

As we end January remember December / drinkcember and say thanks to Alllah for more life.mg4 Am losing weight cause of not lifting weights but my dad pod doesn’t look to be losing shape. Its the only constant on my body,mg3

As I come to the end this shoot I can’t ignore the only reason it was a success was because my brothers who decided to work with me, the location shout out to the big man, the photos taken by my high school schoolmate and finally _kitucrazy for the willingness to participate.dsc_0017

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND. That’s my parting shot for this month post , I have been your host,

Suits by CHUCHO HUB.

Photography by Tafarell_quan_

> Modelling by     _kitucrazy

marcus_okello

>peace            >culture

>love             > style

 

……………………………………………Marcus Okello……………………………………………………………………….

#DEJA VU.

Wagwan mates!!IMG_8775 let’s keep this entertaining , my Figaro did me justice with the rug on my head.IMG_20180506_233245_200

‘For this shoot am at BARAKA Boys’ .The title Deja Vu has nothing to do with looking familiar;it’s a different location, different poses and different person behind the camera.IMG_20180506_233148_649

But still doesn’t tell you why I chose the title Deja Vu, well to be frank with whoever is reading this …WATCH OUT FOR THE FILM DEJA VU ….

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–   DEJA VU IS A FILM.

#PRODUCED BY myself and several of my grooms .

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For the creatives and style gurus am wearing a pull neck , if you don’t have one buy now you better knob up.IMG_20180506_232759_925

Am a dabbler at this game of blogging but have been here with the Art. Deja Vu for you this month of May.IMG_20180506_232730_764IMG_20180506_232521_256 Ifyou scroll down you will realize the khaki pants and shoes you can call Deja Vu, because you have seen them before …on my post titled 1996 you can go read that .IMG_20180506_232426_153Times is ticking by Giggs listen to some grime

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As I leave let me share something we say in the jungle .IMG_20180506_232351_806

#pewa!pewa!pewa!

I have no frain am just a woodman ,this is the tale of our ahab call me Thee Artist as I rise up…IMG_20180506_233509_286

I do this for the love of life, my love for photography, outfits and memories . TAKE A PICTURES, SHARE A POST &IMG_20180506_233733_028

Dont forget to make a pose , I have been you host, model and content provider THEE SCHEMER.

Photos by📸 K.FAJI PHOTOGRAPHY

In NANYUKI @DARAJA .

#Menwithstyle #dappermen #photosuit #photoshoot #lifestyleblogging #colorcordinating #menoffashion #menofstyle #models #modelke #cameralife #contentmakers #theeartist #marcusokello #setlife #swingaway #staypretty #bonny #dazzling #ootd #picture #ootdofthemonth

**Big Boy**

IMG-20171115-WA0019 Wagwan people….

PEWA! PEWA!

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Have been silent . Its been months . Coming to the end of the year; 20k7. Its been too much, school, politics, poverty ,hunger, death and violence. Some of you have seen this look before, if you had not; hope you enjoy this post.IMG-20171115-WA0017

If you are seeing this for the first time follow me on my Instagram & Twitter;

@Marcus Okello
Continue reading “**Big Boy**”

              Ak@la

Raised and bred in Nairobi city , this is the tale of an artist .Pose as I hold my breath , am proposing to my audience…

Pole, if you are joining in for the first time ,Ak@la is the topic , today on the agenda this month of July .

     
What is your day job ?

Back to the drawing board , day job ; what you do to get money . Kindly follow .

Guys , Akala ni kiatu . Worn by the Nilotes . The shoes /sandals are made from tyres.

Call me Mg as I walk you through my style ,fashion and glow…

 #photographyschool #setdesignclass #makeup                                                       Note.

  • A good set gets you a clean image.
  • A good pose attracts you to the right audience.
  • Create confidence in your content.
  • Wear your attitude with your costumes.  
  • Befriend the camera.

 Tips.

√   The proper way to wear ak@la , is with socks . Bet you didn’t know that .

√    Best outfit is attitude.   

                              ¥ungMufassa     Akalas are hand curved sandals , mostly worn by the Moran’s and Turu’s (turukana people ) 

 Haven’t said much on the attire , so ask if you have to , comment and will get back to you …#comment #ask #question #share #critic #dare 

 Have been your host , 

*****peace , love & style *****

                  Marcus Okello ™

**Ganji™**

Its Korean slang for swag, street style and elegance ; Ganji. Na ,in the motherland Ganji ni pesa ,hela ,fedha na masmarter call it chedda. 

Don’t get confused with the money talk , Man has to talk. This July am your host … comment , like and repost for interactions . The top ;what am wearing is from my previous post you didn’t notice that? if you did notice that you deserve a trophy ..look back to  ..Portraits.

 Call me Mg let me walk you through Ganji, the TV set is a prop , you haven’t seen me on your TV you should probably turn it off!…

Did this from the beginning am talking about rap (rhythm and poetry) I wrote this for this post..

    WordPress,

    Yes, am a world press,

   Posting on today’s agenda ,

   Ganja sio ganji?

  Hapa sitaki uradi ,

  Zama ndani ,

  Andika kwa karatasi,

  Kanyagwa na utangaze,

  Malaya hukuzoea,

 Kudanganya nimazoeo,

 Msupa olewa,

Pewa! Pewa !

Ukitaka sema,

Hauna number Pewa,

Hauna haga Pewa ,

Karada au enda,

Mafala tunawapenda ,

Nitumie zile pesa kwa mpesa,

Loans and savings na Mshwari,

Bado sijabet in,

Lala tu zero grazing ,

Gambling chequing your luck,(chedda)

Believe the numbers,

Worth the agenda,

On my topic …

       Ganja …

That was just for fun , let’s change location with some style .

The floral shorts ,  [maroon] toms and long sleeved T-shirt made my attire .

I really didn’t know what to rock the floral print pants , they are extra walai, but I made it look sexy .#onmyelement 

√ the pants worked for my Monday ,the t shirt and toms colour coordinate √.

My set looks like a garage yeah , audience pay attention to the subject this a class in session.

The wheel is cause am a rolling stone , get the bag or stone and blow it up and start moving bro , always in motion #ysl . 

Been slacking but my vision clear  thanks to the glasses ; that’s one of my accessories.

Pretty cause of my ear piercing you assume …

    Middle finger ring and a pinky ring, their worth between me and my jewelr .

As I come to the end , nikimalizia sikiza kwa makini hii ni part one , July is my month no matter what nitapost part two .{( will be posting twice this month )}translation.

Back to the jungle..

So good can’t complain,

So hood on my PMW don’t make me explain,

So correct they attest,

So creative call him Thee Artist,

So misled with my lead ,

So fast with speed but not in the lead,

So called feelings ,

So cold ebu fill this,

So jaza hizo spaces ,

So Jaba shika hiyo veve ,

So chana hiyo nywele,

So sick kukuwa na upele,

So twende sana na tuemdele,

So bado beat ni yangu ,

So what sina squad,

So if na hit na pod,

So lit na heat your thoughts ,

Befriending fire like forgive us Master,

We are blaming the bastard Marcus ,

Nacome na kafever rasa,

Beef lazima nitakupapasa ,

Stick stickish hapo kando ya NaSa,

Blame game like Adam and the Lover,

Jubilee kadem bila haga ,

Woiye hata hauwezi nyamba ,

Ukishuta unaweza angusha daraja .

DAT way!|

 

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     *******love ,peace &style ******

  Director of photography : Kevin Fraji

  Content creator : Marcus Garvey.

Portraits …

Your image is your picture, yes ;girl or boy you are mostly described because of your physically features . 

From my facial structure , am categorized as a nigger; if I tear my beard still support my genre; on to todays agenda portraits are described as paintings of your head or face .With this paintings or artistic drawing one can tell the likeness…you can see the mood and the personality of the subject from the drawings. Few recognized portraits were Shakespeare and Monalisa .

The father of modern English;William Shakespeare. What makes a good portrait?

The painter , camera operator or the subject /model. Lisa Gherandini was one of most recognislzed painting in its time.Was it ,cause of her beauty and prowess in posing ? Or do we credit the artist Leonardo DA Vinci ?

Too many rhetorical questions right ,well  this post was supposed to pass one message which is …

‘Your face is your brand , body and weight always turn to ash/dust back to sand.’ Onto the controversial topic ;

 Ziii ! Don’t bleach your portrait cause someone else did , its like scarring your face cause someone else did.

Am your art guru ,

           Marcus Okello.

        ***love**peace & culture *