Spotify released the next episode of its original podcast series “Spotify: Mic Check.” In this episode, listeners will head overseas to South Africa to learn more about South African Amapiano artist Tyla whose sound fuses pop, classic R&B, and African Beats. You can listen to the full episode here.

Tyla discusses her beginnings in South Africa her DM to Drake, the pivotal moment when she almost gave up on music, working with accomplished producers like Tricky Stewart and Kooldrinkthe impact of joining Spotify‘s RADAR program in Africa and sharing a sneak peek of her new single, “Water”. 

RADAR is Spotify‘s program created to spotlight up-and-coming music talent – allowing them an opportunity to broaden their fanbase and supporting them in their path to superstardom through comprehensive marketing, content, and editorial campaigns.