Audio: Redbull Mixtape Vol. 1 - Free Download


It turns out Red Bull does more than produce magic manic water, kooky line-drawn commercials, and opportunities for folks to plunge into freezing water. Recently Red Bull put UK producer Toddla T in a studio with 9 other UK artist including Ghanian MC Kobi Onyami and waited for the magic to happen. Well the results are in and the mixtape is well worth the download. To be fair it’s a free download, but I’d have no problem paying for any of these tracks, especially “Explain Yourself” ft. Cleo Sol. Kobi is also a pretty formidable rapper, and Toddla T’s production has me on the search for anything else he’s ever made.  And to top it off, I pretty much fell in love with Cleo Sol after seeing her on the mixtape’s trailer (above). Also the final track “I Don’t Believe” by ToyFace is digitized, angelic, and the very definition of mellow. The mixtape features a pretty diverse range of songs, but Toddla T pulls them all together to make one enjoyable experience.  Tracklist after the jump.

If you like what you hear of Kobi Onyami, be sure to check out his album Green Green Grasses, available on iTunes.

Red Bull Mixtape Volume 1 - Toddla T by Red Bull Studios London

Download the Red Bull Mixtape here.


Toddla T & Bare Traina feat MC Trigganom - Sufferer

Toddla T & Lukey feat Shadez - Breakin' Space

Toddla T & Buggsy - Mowed Down

Toddla T & Star One - Power Riddim

Toddla T & Clouds - Grapes & Snubs

Toddla T & Ms Nicole - Work For Me

Toddla T & Mele - Unnamed

Toddla T & Kobi Onyame feat Cleo Sol - Explain Yourself

Toddla T & ToyFace - I Don't Believe


Interview: TOBi Is Making Unapologetic Soul Music

We talk to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about his latest project ELEMENTS, his creative process, mental health and more.

It's a big year for music, and in the midst of many good drops from the motherland and beyond, we caught up with Nigerian-Canadian singer/songwriter TOBi to discuss his recently released 10-track project ELEMENTS.

ELEMENTS is a fusion of old-school soul, contemporary rap sequences, clever lyrical symbols & metaphors. and melancholic vibes which reference TOBi's Nigerian heritage through afrobeats, the reality of his life and the state of the world today. The compilation features production from Nigerian producer Juls on "Dollas and Cents" and "Made Me Everything and Shine."

Below, we also discuss his creative process and passion for mental health with the announcement of an exciting collaboration. "I'm attracted and curious about so many things in life that I can't help but bring [them] into my world and craft," the multi-genre artist says.

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