London-based artist Obongjayar will launch a brand new EP, Which Way Is Forward, on February 7 subsequent 12 months (by way of September Recordings). Ahead of the undertaking, he’s shared “Still Sun.” Give it a pay attention beneath.
Obongjayar can even play a string of European exhibits subsequent February. Check out the dates beneath. In a press launch, he stated of the EP, “Which Way Is Forward? is a project about love, family, self empowerment and self belief. It’s a mirror that allows you to look inward, to understand trauma, to heal. It’s a project about mustering the strength—the strength to get up and clean house.”
The Nigerian-born artist self-released his HOME EP again in 2016. Since then, he’s dropped singles “Adjacent Heart” and “Frens” (which options on the brand new EP). Last 12 months, he featured on XL Recordings boss Richard Russell’s 8AM EP.
Read Pitchfork’s Rising interview “Get to Know Obongjayar, Who Makes Otherworldly Spirituals for the Modern Soul.”
02-13 Paris, France – Pop Up Du Label
02-14 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg Up
02-23 Manchester, England – UKYES
02-24 Bristol, England – Rough Trade
02-26 London, England – Village Underground