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Stonebwoy Drops A Ghanaian Dancehall Track Inspired By Rihanna’s ‘Work’

Ghanaian star Stonebwoy shares the music video for "People Dey," a single influenced by Rihanna and Drake's "Work."


Stonebwoy has been bagging lots of accolades lately, winning the Best International Act: Africa category at the BET Awards and Artist of the Year at the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

The Ghanaian dancehall star, who also recently played Lauryn Hill’s Diaspora Calling! festival in Brooklyn, keeps things heated with the new visuals for “People Dey.”

The track sees Stonebwoy riding a dancehall groove and flipping the chorus from Rihanna and Drake’s massive Caribbean-influenced single “Work,” making it entirely his own.

This isn't the first time "Work" has inspired a West African star. Burna Boy did his own cover of Rihanna's single a few months ago.

Watch the Morgan Cashboy-directed music video for “People Dey” below.

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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