Kimathi Kaumbutho (known by his artist name Yours Truly) is a Spoken Word poet, Performer, Author, Artist and Musician from Nairobi, Kenya.


Through his art, he hopes to dispel the many myths about modern Africa and enlighten the world to African virtuosity and brilliance.

Yours Truly has been featured on various artistic platforms and is renowned as;

  • a national performance poet and runner-up of Grand Slam Africa 2017—Kenya’s most prestigious poetry slam
  • Musician and Hip-hop artist having worked with several artists including Woodini, Pakem, Safe Travel and Jutta, garnering over to 100,000 streams online from various tracks
  • a freelance writer for various blogs sites around the internet
  • an entrepreneur and aspiring business owner