Grammy Award-nominated rapper Tobe Nwigwe could also be up in opposition to some steep competitors in one of the best new artist class at this 12 months’s ceremony. Nonetheless, there’s no comparability to his capability to carry out dwell. As an alternative, the West Houston representor stopped by The Tonight Present starring Jimmy Fallon to place his expertise on full show for the voting dedication who’re nonetheless not sure about casting their ballad for the first-time nominee.
Wearing matching mint-colored clothes, seated on stage subsequent to his pregnant wife, Fat, the pair performs “Fye Fye,” a breakout music of their album moMINTS. With every efficiency, Nwigwe breathes new artistic life right into a music. As an alternative of their signature high-energy stage show, the couple opted for a softer, extra ethereal strategy. As their lovely younger daughters freely take part, mouthing the phrases to the music within the background, the pair trade power to intensify the music’s general message, household regardless of what social media says.
Tobe praises his spouse within the stanza, “I carried out been blessed with a lady that pray heavy, however flip a freak on the liquor, uh / She maintain the satan off me just like the Cherubim / She make it clear to h*es that we ain’t sharing him.” Then shares his promise to his younger daughters within the line, “I advised my child lady she gon’ have extra in her head than simply product and bundles.”
He continues talking on his love for his household within the bars, “Should you e book me for a present and I can’t convey my spouse and my infants, I’m leavin’ / Massive daddy power speakin’.”
Whereas Fats ensures that as his spouse, she’s going to by no means lead Tobe astray, rapping, “And I ain’t Kim (What that imply?), Tobe can’t ever go Kanye.”
Watch the total efficiency of “Fye Fye” above.