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Edinburgh Newcomer LAW Covers Young Fathers' 'I Heard'

Edinburgh newcomer LAW covers one of our favorite Young Fathers tracks of 2013, 'I Heard,' for the Vic Galloway show live on BBC Radio Scotland.


Newcomer LAW (aka Lauren Holt) landed hard on our radar today with her cover of Young Fathers "I Heard"– one of our Top Songs of 2013. A collaborator and close friend of the YF crew, the Edinburgh-based DIY R&B/art-rapper recently appeared on Vic Galloway's BBC Radio Scotland. Her rendition of the original trotting lullaby showcases a phenomenal range of reasons to keep an ear out for the name LAW– alternating from foreboding synth and electro-fuzzy hip-hop to a voice that stops rooms dead in their tracks. Watch LAW's cover of "I Heard" below and find her debut EP Haters & Gangsters over here.

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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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