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Still from TOBi & Juls "Dollas and Cents"

Watch TOBi & Juls' New Music Video for 'Dollas and Cents'

Video Premiere: The rising Nigerian-Canadian artist TOBi shares a playful FaceTime video set across Lagos and Toronto.

TOBi comes through with the new cross-Atlantic visuals for his latest single "Dollas and Cents," which sees him linking up with producer Juls.

The new music video, which we're premiering here today, sees the rising Nigerian-Canadian artist looking towards his birthplace of Lagos for a story that speaks to our current times. Directed by C.S., the new clip toggles between Lagos and Toronto scenes as TOBi and dancer Tiwa Pearl (who was recently in Black is King) playfully connect through a FaceTime call.

"I was supposed to be in Nigeria in March 2020 for the first time since I left as a child," mentions TOBi. "The pandemic ruined that plan but I still wanted to connect with the motherland and cook up a video across the Atlantic. so that's exactly what we did and it was a dope experience to work with creatives in the Naija scene."


"Dollas and Cents" is built on an addictive, bass-lead beat produced by Juls, who says: "One of the grooviest records I've ever made. A match made in heaven and to think the record was made in less than a week."

TOBi recently shared the deluxe version of his album STILL+ back in April.

Watch the new music video for "Dollas and Cents" below.

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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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