Listen to Kid Tini’s New EP ‘Sound Mind’

Kid Tini's new EP is a must-listen.

Kid Tini surprised his fans with a new EP yesterday. The five-track EP is titled Sound Mind, and comes with only one rapper feature—ATM member Ranks appears on "Sucker Free." Production is handled by Kreazo and Ndumiso Mdletshe, one half of the duo Blaq Diamond.

Sound Mind opens with what is one of the rapper's best songs to date. The song, titled "DOA" sees Tini tell a dark story that starts with him stranded at 3am and ending up stuck with a mysterious character who gives him a ride.


The rest of the EP is easy on the ear, with Tini serving bars reflecting on his life and rap. Kid Tini is a rapper's rapper, and on this EP he serves his core fanbase what they fell in love with him for, and that's raps.

Apart from releasing some singles aimed for the radio this year, Kid Tini released the song "Get Money," which featured veteran rappers Stogie T and Styles P. The song revealed a sharp and hungry Tini who maintains his form on Sound Mind.

Kid Tini's debut album is supposed to drop this year, but there hasn't been an announcement of a release date. The EP came without any mentions of the album.

But who's complaining? An EP in which a rapper focuses on rapping without any concern for radio-friendliness and other music business constraints is always welcome.

Sound Mind is the first project from Kid Tini since his critically acclaimed debut EP Coming of Age, which the emcee dropped under the indie label TinismDotc0m. Kid Tini is currently signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment.

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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