After sharing #theLIVEexperience version of “Bountiful” on Sunday, Tobe Nwigwe liberates footage of the Three Originals record captured while on tour in Houston. The video, shot by Jebediah, emerges as a wondrously captivating fidelity between the #getTWISTEDsundays visual and the more recent live performance. With spellbinding figures dancing ethereally across the stage and smoke invoking a mystical essence, Tobe fires off his layered prose. Even though viewers of this video aren’t physically present in the venue, the uplifting and celebratory energy is still easily felt as 3000 fans come together in celebration of Tobe and the journey he’s embarked on.
While Houston is the city Tobe calls home, the performance takes on greater significance as it was the night Mayor Sylvester Turner declared April 20th Tobe Nwigwe Day. Adding even more sentimental value to the show, it served as the final performance before the birth of Tobe and Fat’s daughter, Ivory.
It’s a powerful viewing experience, commemorating a milestone for Tobe, Fat, Nell and the rest of their
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