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Saba Confronts His Anxieties in “Busy” Visual, Announces “Care For Me Tour”

It’s always good to hear from Saba whose unfailingly consistent pen maintains his ability to stand out among the rest. The Chicago native has returned with a Peter Collins Campbell-directed visual for “Busy.” Produced by Saba himself in collaboration with Daoud and daedaePIVOT, the openhearted number finds the rapper and philanthropist rhyming his way through the anxieties…

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Audio: 119 Productions, “Counterfeit”, feat. Saba, Noname, Phoelix & Chelsea Reject

Saba and Noname, two of Chicago’s brightest young talents have reunited for a new track entitled “Counterfeit.” Following their collab on “Church/Liquor Store” off of Saba’s Bucket List Project, the hometown duo teamed up with with Phoelix, Chelsea Reject and the guys of 119 Productions for the laid-back cut. Co-produced by Phoelix and Saba, Noname…

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Saba’s ‘Bucket List Project’ Is Packed With Musical Gems

Since the release of “Symmetry,” Saba fans have been craving more from the Chicago native. So when “Church/Liquor Store” dropped, anticipation for a full project hit max level. The Bucket List Project has officially landed and it’s better than we could have ever fathomed. The thirteen-track project debuted at number 1 on iTunes and features…

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Audio: Saba, “Church/Liquor Store” Feat. Noname

Rapper Saba is gracing the scene again after his impressive summer release, “Symmetry.”  Now in “Church/Liquor Store,” the Chicago native calls in fellow hometown hero Noname to put systemic racism in their city on front street. The Cam O’bi produced track’s heavy bassline and woozy doo-wahs are alchemically aligned with Saba’s unique cadence. And his…

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Audio: Saba, “Symmetry”

The last fews years have been one big Chi-town party. Acts like Jamila Woods, Vic Mensa, Chance The Rapper, and more have turned our collective attention to the Windy City and the emergent class of young R&B and hip-hop artists carving out a space for themselves there. Within this scene, Saba, the 20-year-old rapper/producer, from…

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Audio: Sabatahj, “Crush Grooves”

Sabatahj is, by definition, a jack of all trades. A multi-instrumentalist, producer, rapper, singer, and songwriter, this Indiana native comes laced with the skills to pay the bills. Channeling the ’80s work of Zapp & Roger Troutman in his 2015 release “Old Skoo,” he returns with a ’90s inspired track, “Crush Grooves.” Sampling Lil Kim/Lil Cease’s…

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Audio: Saba, “Soap Box”

Chicago’s newest hip-hop artist Saba has caught the ears of the blogosphere with his clever mic skills and tender vocals on the hook from his “GPS” single. On his newest joint, “Soap Box,” Saba and producer Pheolix blend rock flair guitar riffs with jazzy piano chords and ‘Neptunes-like’ synths for an epic banger. With co-signs…

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Noname is Every Woman on ‘Room 25’ Album

I type this somewhere between intense goosebumps and tear-filled eyes listening to Noname‘s new Room 25 project. The Chicago native’s debut album is her first solo release since 2016’s Telefone EP, and the second time she’s confiscated our attention and arrested our hearts with her skillful swagger and selcouth truth-telling. Room 25 is so dense with marvelousness that it’d…

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Ferguson Documentary ‘Whose Streets?’ Acquired by Magnolia Pictures

A documentary on Ferguson, MO’s uprising following the police murder of Michael Brown is now an acquisition of the indie distribution company behind the James Baldwin-dedicated I Am Not Your Negro, Magnolia Pictures, as reported by Deadline. Having originally premiered on January 19th at Sundance, Whose Streets? is expected to reach theaters sometime this summer…

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Audio: 119 Productions, “Stranger Things” Feat. Jean Deaux

Last month, the guys of 119 Productions wowed us with the lead single from their forthcoming project Countdown 2 Midnight, “Counterfeit.” With the project’s release just two days away, the digital media production house has shared a flawless follow up entitled “Stranger Things.” Featuring the outstandingly flawless mellow flow and angelic vocals of Jean Deaux,…

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Audio: Jean Deaux, “Pressure”

Chicago-bred R&B songstress Jean Deaux has been building on the low since her most recent solo project a year ago, OUTER BODY. Since then, she’s made a few dazzling appearances on tracks with the likes of Smino and SABA and released “Father Time” early this year to tease new sounds. Finally, we get a new cut from…

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Stream Noname’s Debut Project, ‘Telefone’

If you have never heard of  Noname, now is a good time to get familiar. The Illinois native has had quite the impact on the Chicago music scene ever since the world got to hear her on Chance The Rapper‘s 2013 well received received Acid Rap project along with his latest Coloring Book mixtape. Now,…

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