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Cassper Nyovest Goes Acoustic In 'Hey There'

Download Mafikeng rapper Cassper Nyovest's latest #FamilyTreeFridays single "Hey There," an acoustic tune co-produced alongside Ganja Beats.


South African heavyweight Cassper Nyovest comes through with another installment of his #FamilyTreeFridays loosy singles with "Hey There." The track, a departure from the Mafikeng rapper's previous releases, sees Nyovest addressing social issues over acoustic guitar chords, thick bass and piano melodies. The single showcases Nyovest's narrative flow and tells the story of two Johannesburg characters the rapper's "seen around the big city." For more from Nyovest's camp, check out his recent feature on DJ Speedsta's "Special Somebody" alongside Boyznbucks‘s Riky Rick and Anatii, as well as previous #FamilyTreeFridays joint "Ghetto" featuring DJ Drama. Also, revisit our Okayafrica TV episode with Cassper Nyovest and Talib Kweli in Johannesburg. Stream and download "Hey There," produced by Nyovest and Ganga Beatz, below.

>>>Download: Cassper Nyovest "Hey There"

Interview

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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