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Dex Kwasi Gets Introspective In 'WTFDex'

Ghanaian rapper Dex Kwasi drops the visuals for 'WTFDex' off his debut album, A.$.S: African $ex Symbol


Less than a month after dropping the video for "Africa (Trappin')," Ghanaian rapper Dex Kwasi returns with some new visuals from his debut LP. 'WTFDex' is a nod to classic hip-hop that finds Kwasi adopting an Andre 3000-esque flow as he waxes poetic about his own mortality over a slow burning N-Dex-produced beat. The African $ex Symbol honors his afrobeat influences as well towards the end of the track with a percussive interlude that features a soundbite of Fela Kuti sharing his views on religion from the 1982 documentary Music is The Weapon. The hazy video, which follows a pensive Kwasi, begins with a humorous news clip of a junior high school student whose confident assertion to 'burn the paper' is quickly flipped into an activity of a more herbal nature by Dex Kwasi and his lone co-star. Watch the video for "WTFDex" below and stream African $ex Symbol on soundcloud.

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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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