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[New York, NY – October 21, 2021] Today, Nigerian-born, Toronto-based artist TOBi releases the live performance video for “Too Hot” via Same Plate Entertainment/RCA Records – click here to watch. This latest release follows his freestyle video for “Shall I Continue?” and comes ahead of his forthcoming three-track bundle Shall I Continue? set for release October 28th.
Watch “Too Hot” Live Performance Video: https://youtu.be/9Qv5oy_9Qto
In the midst of TOBi gearing up for his forthcoming bundle release, the 2021 Juno Award winner has been touring with Grammy Award-winning duo Brasstracks in support of their collaborative EP entitled Good Luck For Real – click here to listen. FLOOD Magazine proclaimed of the EP’s title track “…the powerful collaborative track ‘Good Luck for Real’ which combined what each respective player does best, with the emcee’s cool verses proving as perfect a complement to Ivan Jackson and Conor Rayne’s funky instrumental as one would imagine.”
TOBi is currently working towards finishing his next full album project. Stay tuned for more music from TOBi coming soon.
Nigerian-born, Toronto-based recording artist TOBi is the winner of the 2021 Juno Award for Best Rap Recording of the Year for his latest project Elements, Vol. 1. Elements blends hip-hop, R&B, soul, grime & Afrobeats and features some of TOBi’s favorite producers & musicians worldwide, embodying the sounds and music that have influenced his artistry. Prior to this album, TOBi released his debut STILL in May 2019, exploring themes of vulnerability, post traumatic growth, self-reflection and masculinity in his time emigrating from Nigeria to Canada.
Voted by Complex Magazine as “a top artist to watch” TOBi has received critical praise from Interview Magazine, Pitchfork, Vogue, Teen Vogue, L’Officiel, Paper, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Clash, OkayAfrica, Flaunt, Exclaim!, Refinery29, Essential Homme, COLORS, and many more.
His latest single “Whoa” with fellow Torontonian rapper Jazz Cartier was released to critical praise. “Whoa” follows a slew of tracks released over the summer including “Off The Drugs” with Mick Jenkins, “Come As You Are” featuring Baby Rose and “Don’t Touch!,” which was praised by Complex for its “smooth production…elevating [TOBi’s] empowered musings on the hairy side of the Black experience to new heights.”
In 2020, TOBi signed with Same Plate Entertainment/RCA Records and has garnered over 50 million streams globally.
Watch “Too Hot” Video:
Watch “Shall I Continue?” Freestyle Video:
BRASSTRACKS & TOBi Tour Dates:
October 27—Washington, DC—Union Stage
October 28—Philadelphia, PA—The Foundry at The Fillmore
October 29—New York, NY—Irving Plaza
October 30—Boston, MA—Paradise Rock Club