Tobi Abolade

My true passion is music.

– Tobi Abolade

Tobi Abolade attends Loyola University New Orleans. He is a senior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Music Industries. Abolade needed a job that worked well with his schedule as a college student. Abolade was able to achieve that and financial security with Uber. He started working for Uber and DoorDash around December of 2021 while attending classes throughout the week. Abolade started his journey with the companies in his hometown, Montgomery, Alabama, and continued working for the companies while living in New Orleans. Abolade found that working for Uber was more lucrative and spent his time mainly working for that company. However, Abolade’s real passion is music. Over the last year, he has taken his music career seriously and started producing beats drawing inspiration from a wide range of music interests. He looks forward to becoming a well known producer one day, but for now, Uber will always be a great source of income for him.

Bibliographic citation for this interview:

Abolade, Tobi. Tobi Abolade Interview. Interview by Hogg, Faith. Audio recording, transcript, November 8, 2022. The Gig Economy Collection. Documentary and Oral History Studio, Loyola University New Orleans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-aIsTR-9fM.

For more information about the Digital Humanities Studio’s interview collections and their use, please contact studio director Justin A. Nystrom. This interview and all related material including text and images are © 2022 Digital Humanities Studio, Loyola University New Orleans.

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