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OKP Audio: tabi Bonney 'LoveJoy Park' [EP]


Okayplayer points to this new/free EP from Togo-via-DC rapper tabi Bonney. Shamz goes in on the details:

If you've ever seen a tabi Bonney music video, his love for women is apparent (beautiful women at that). He takes that love a little further today with the release of LoveJoy Park, a 9-track EP dedicated to tabi's love for the women of the world. LoveJoy Park, the follow up to May's The Endless Summer, has features from Raheem DeVaughn, Fat Trel, Phil Ade, TCB, and more.

Stream and download it below — and check out our Okayafrica TV piece with tabi in the LES.

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