Meet the Kaleidoscope 2016 Performing Artists
Early listeners of Tobe’s music find it hard to categorize it simply as “rap”, only because the negative connotations associated with the genre’s current content. At the onset of hearing tracks like “Been Grinding” and “Hustle”, rap is the genre that first comes to mind. However, after even a marginal effort to listen to the content and wordplay that Tobe delivers, poetry and spoken word elements are apparent. Instead of glorifying unfavorable lifestyles and choices, Tobe often times addresses them head on, challenging his listeners to rise above their current situations and aspire for more. Tobe has an exceptional ability to embed positive and inspirational messages within all of his music, without sounding condensing or plain lame. It is the voice that speaks the truth and it has been long awaited.