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Top 10 Cameroonian Urban Artists to Watch

Okayafrica presents the Top 10 Cameroonian Urban Artists to Watch


Mr. Elad

Having established his skills as a songwriter and producer, Mr. Elad recently stepped into his own spotlight as a solo artist, signing with Cameroon's MuMak Records. His Valentine's Day-released latest "Chakara" is a sweet Afro-R&B ballad that should bring Elad the attention he deserves.

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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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