British singer-songwriter Tobi Sunmola has released his new track “Simba” from his forthcoming EP. Originally born in Nigeria and living in Manchester, Tobi Sunmola continues to solidify his name across the UK and beyond, inspired by Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West and Nina Simone, he has been able to create a personal and innovative sound.
His first single “Run Free” has reached big success in England and he is now finally ready to show us his new material. New single “Simba” combines Hip Hop and African rhythms, melancholic chords are complemented by a jubilant hip-hop beat all topped off with Sunmola’s infectious flow.
This artist is often called a poet for his deep texts, the new track is not an exception. With the lyrics of “Simba”, the artist tries to explain the feeling of being an artist in today’s industry. Speaking about the song he said: “It talks about who I am as a person, the colour of my skin and how that may either hinder my growth to where I aspire to be.”
Waiting for his new album, you can enjoy “Simba” below.