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Win Tickets To See D'Banj Live In NYC

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Nigerian superstar, Mo' Hits Records all-star and Kanye West's newly signed G.O.O.D. Music artist D'Banj will play a rare New York City show at Irving Plaza on Sunday, February 19. Tickets are on-sale now, but you know Okayafrica's got the hook-up for a few of you!

We're giving away 2 pairs of tickets for D'banj and Mo' Hits' NYC show, all you gotta do is join our newsletter below — use your real e-mail, that's where we'll notify you if you won! Head below for a promo clip from The Koko Master himself and check out the flyer for more details on the show. Watch D'banj's video for "Fall In Love ft. Genevieve" above.

ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO D'BANJ AND MO' HITS IN NYC

D'Banj and Mo' Hits

Live at Irving Plaza

17 Irving Place, New York, NY 10003

Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 at 8:00 PM

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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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