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Watch Yanga Chief Perform His Hits on His Feel Good Live Sessions Set

Watch Yanga's performance in the latest episode of Feel Good Live Sessions.

South African rapper Yanga Chief is the latest artist to bless fans with a performance on the popular YouTube music series Feel Good Live Sessions.

The artist reinterprets his hits with a three-piece band. He kicks off his set with a rendition of AKA's "Run Jozi," a song in which he was featured. He then follows with "Tricky," "Mbali Yami," "Anytime" and his latest hit, "Mntase."


His set is a mixture of raps and melodies atop keyboard keys and screeching synthesizers.

It's great seeing the artist holding his own and claiming his place without the guests, such as AKA and Gemini Major, who appear on the songs he performs.

Watch the full set below:

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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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