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Wizkid Shares New Single 'Expensive Shit'

Nigerian Starboy Wizkid shares the afrobeat-influenced single "Expensive Shit," a likely inclusion in his rumored 2015 album.


Nigerian Starboy Wizkid is sharing his latest single "Expensive Shit," an afrobeat-influenced track built on light guitars, saxophone lines and acoustic percussion. The new single, whose title nods towards Fela Kuti's seminal 1975 album of the same name, is a likely inclusion on Wizkid's rumored 2015 full-length LP, which would drop on his Starboy label. Wizkid’s had a busy 2015 so far, releasing the striking visuals for “Ojuelegba” and“Sound It,” collaborating for the first time with 2face Idibia, getting a remix from Sarkodie, and linking up with South Africa's Uhuru for "Duze." Stream and download the Sarz-produced "Expensive Shit" below.

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>>>Download: Wizkid "Expensive $hit"

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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