Events

NYC: Win Tix To Spoek Mathambo's Father Creeper Launch Party

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Celebrate the launch of Spoek Mathambo's latest album Father Creeper (Sub Pop) by jumping around with us at SOBs this Thursday March 22. Also on the bill are Marvy Da Pimp, Chief Boima, Muthawit, Iyadede, Suzi Analog & Cerebral Vortex, Ladi Dadi, and CHLLNGR. Doors are at 7:30pm and tix are $15, but we're giving away 2 pairs of tickets! We'll announce 2 winners THURSDAY morning so check your emails!

ENTER HERE TO WIN A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS!

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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