Nigerian Afrobeats / neo-soul artist Tay Iwar stops by to tell VIPER about his favourite mixtape of all time…

What’s your favourite mixtape ever?

Cocaine 80’s: ‘The Flower of Life’.

Why is it so significant to you?

‘The Flower of Life’ enabled me access to parts of emotion I never knew about.

Were there any artists or producers that you discovered through this tape?

James Fauntleroy and Jhené Aiko.

Where exactly were you when you heard the mixtape for the first time?

I don’t remember but I was most likely at home or in school.

Did it come into your life at a significant time?

Yes but it doesn’t even matter, anytime would have been significant because it’s amazing.

How did the mixtape cover make you feel?

It enabled me access to parts of emotion I never knew about.

Describe the mixtape in three words?

Beautiful, breathtaking, glorious

What song is your personal favourite?

‘Distant River’.

If you could put a price on this mixtape, how much would you pay?

I’d pay an eternal commitment to making sure everyone i know hears about it.

Did you have a physical copy?

No, a physical copy wasn’t distributed.

No? Which is your favourite that you have a physical copy of?



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