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Cassper Nyovest Flexes His Bone Thugs Flow In 'Strive'

Download Mafikeng rapper Cassper Nyovest's latest #FamilyTreeFridays single "Strive."


Mafikeng rapper Cassper Nyovest stays on course with his free #FamilyTreeFridays releases with "Strive," a Ganja Beatz-produced boom-bap head banger. The loosy single sees the South African star in candid storytelling mode, going in over the guitar lick-sampling beat and even busting out a solid Bone Thugs-n-Harmony-influenced flow around the three-minute mark. For more from Cassper Nyovest, revisit his recent feature on DJ Speedsta‘s “Special Somebody” alongside Boyznbucks‘s Riky Rick and get acquainted with his previous #FamilyTreeFridays singles “Ghetto ft. DJ Drama and "Hey There." Also, rewatch our Okayafrica TV episode with Cassper Nyovest and Talib Kweli in Johannesburg. Stream and download Cassper Nyovest's latest single "Strive" below.

>>>Download: Cassper Nyovest "Strive"

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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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