Young Fathers 'War' + 'Effigy'

Stream Young Fathers dark and rumbling "War" and the recently dropped Yeezus-influenced "Effigy."

Young Fathers come through with "War," a dark and rumbling slow-builder off their upcoming Dead LP (cover art above). The track continues the Scottish / Liberian / Nigerian group's jarring yet hooky art-rap experimentations we last heard in "LOW."  Dead, will be the group's first proper full-length and follows the release of their two stunning 'mixtapes' Tape One and Tape TwoStream "War" and the recently dropped Yeezus-nod "Effigy" below. Dead is due Feb 4 via Anticon/Big Dada.

[H/T Spin]


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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Comedian Munya Chawawa Signs Major Deal with Atlantic Records

Zimbabwean-born, UK-based comedian Munya Chawawa, known for his hilarious online skits, has recently signed a lucrative deal with Atlantic Records.