Teddy Obot delivers his lyrics in the style of love letters over simple yet syncopated rhythms, a call back to his Nigerian heritage. Retelling his stories in a 3-way conversation between himself, his muse, and the audience, Teddy’s work seems to put every emotion, urge, and thought on full display. His music is personal as well as relatable.
Teddy’s music sonically illustrates the wave of feelings that can rush over you during the important moments of life and transition, such as new/unrequited love or heartbreak. His songs speak directly to our understanding and past our logic.