Audio

Premiere: Dan Croll x Ladysmith Black Mambazo 'Hello My Baby' For Record Store Day

Stream British singer Dan Croll's collaboration with Ladysmith Black Mambazo for Record Store Day.


Back in December, British singer/songwriter Dan Croll travelled to Durban to take part in some recording sessions with Ladysmith Black Mambazo. "Hello My Baby," the fruits of those sessions, blends the famed South African outfit's choir vocals with Croll's pop sensibilities. The song's intro is signature Ladysmith Black Mambazo, which slowly transitions into Croll's sunshine guitar melodies in this booming ode to a girl. "Hello My Baby" b/w “Ever At Your Side” will see a limited 10" vinyl release for Record Store Day on April 19 at select independent record stores. Stream Dan Croll and Ladysmith Black Mambazo's collaboration below.

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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