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Watch Olamide & His Goons in 'Awon Goons Mi'

Watch Olamide and His Goons in the new "Awon Goons Mi" video.


Shortly after clinching the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for his Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album, YBNL head honcho Olamide debuted a new rap single called“Awon Goons Mi." After releasing an impressive 1-minute animated teaser video two weeks after its audio release, the virtuoso rapper has dropped the official visuals for the street anthem single. The video, directed by cinematographer Unlimited L.A., features an insane list of cameo appearances ranging from DJ Enimoney to Samklef, Mo’Cheddah, Cynthia Morgan, Do2tun, CDQ, Ketchup, YQ, Alex, Phenom, Efa, Do2tun, Reminisce, Pheelz, to Igbo flowing rapper Phyno, popular West African artists came in deep. YBNL’s recently signed Lil Kesh and Viktoh also make an appearance among the heavy weighters. In the video Olamide receives a shape up from  his barber before joining his goons in a dimly lit, smokey warehouse where they await in a cypher circle. Surrounded by many, King Badoo delivers Yoruba bars over a  frenzied Pheelz-produced beat, which captures the rapper's versatility and makes for a heavy hitting 3-minute rhyme fest. Watch " Awon Goons Mi" below and see how many cameos you can spot out yourself.

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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