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Mick Jenkins Shares Second Installment of His “or more” Series

If you’re paying attention, you’ve noticed Mick Jenkins has been silently hard at work perfecting his next album and only making occasional appearances to share mixtape-like EPs along the way. The second installment of his “or more” series, which serves as a look into the “musical ideas and concepts that are currently inspiring the album’s…

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Listen to Mick Jenkins’ Pre-album Mixtape ‘Or More; The Anxious’

Mick Jenkins has offered up a pre-album project meant to explore musical ideas and concepts free from the barriers of a particular method. The seven-track tape, titled or more; the anxious, includes previously released numbers “A Layover” and “Vampire in Brooklyn” as well as five new jams that flaunt the Chicago rapper’s signature relaxed flows.…

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Audio: Mick Jenkins, “Vampire in Brooklyn”

Chicago’s own Mick Jenkins is spreading love the Brooklyn way on his new song “Vampire in Brooklyn.” The Halloween release will appear on his highly anticipated upcoming project, Another Mickstape, slated to drop sooner than we think. Mick creeps along rigidly with the erie GreenSLLIME-produced beat as he pays homage to Wes Craven’s 1995 film of the same…

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Audio: Mick Jenkins, “A Layover”

Chicago gem, Mick Jenkins has returned with a new self-written track titled “A Layover.” Wittily, Jenkins triumphs lyrically on what is both an anecdotal and satirical song. His almost effortless flow makes for the perfect pair with the smoky THEMPeople produced track. Jenkins tackles racial prejudice, his career, and more all on this two-minute cut. Although we…

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Audio: Mick Jenkins, “Pressed For Time (Crossed My Mind)” Feat. GoldLink

Mick Jenkins is on a roll, and we’re here for it. After the release of his debut album, The Healing Component, which dropped last September, he returns with a new track and a East Coast tour. Produced by Monte Booker and THEMpeople, the Chicago native gifts us with a funky downbeat groove on “Pressed For Time (Crossed My Mind),” with…

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Mick Jenkins Shares “Spread Love” Visual

Earlier this year Mick Jenkins released his first LP The Healing Component, along with an intense, political music video portraying Jenkins himself as a runaway slave in “Drowning.” The artist known for his clever lyricism of water has switched it up a bit with his smooth raps of love. Now, in his latest visual for…

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Watch Mick Jenkins Rework Jill Scott’s “It’s Love”

Mick Jenkins is just one of Chicago’s many break out stars. But what sets him apart is how he formats his channeled pure intention. The Healing Component demonstrated Jenkins’ adaptability through his chameleon-like transformation with each track. He’s continuing to stretch out in the latest Radio 1 Piano Session with his rework of R&B songstress…

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Mick Jenkins Releases Political Themed Visual for “Drowning”

Mick Jenkins released his second single, “Drowning,” off of his upcoming debut album The Healing Component. Enlisting the help of BADBADNOTGOOD for the sullen track, the video features Jenkins as a run away slave who nearly drowns in a river during his escape. The ending finds the roles reversed in a victorious outcome. Saturated in…

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Audio: Mick Jenkins, “Spread Love”

Mick Jenkins‘ debut album, The Healing Component, is underway and projected to follow up well after his 2014 mixtape release of The Water[s]. With his recent collaborations and continuous musical momentum, the Chicago artist drops a beautiful melodic tune entitled “Spread Love” this morning. The Sango-produced track encrypts a simple message to the world to reduce the hate and treat…

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Audio: Mick Jenkins, “Sunkissed” feat. theMIND

Fans have been wondering where Chicago’s Mick Jenkins has been. His album, [T]he [H]ealing [C]omponent, is a hotly anticipated album this year and yet we haven’t heard too much from the conscious lyricist as of late. In fact, it’s been months since we last heard from Jenkins, but fans can rest easy today as he…

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Stream theMind’s Debut EP ‘Summer Camp’

Budding Philly-bred artist theMind shares a creative story with his first EP entitled Summer Camp. The now Chicago-based singer-songwriter meets lyricist has been crafting his sound and vision over the past couple of years while collaborating with some of Chicago’s brightest young artists like Mick Jenkins, G Herbo and Vic Mensa. Along with frequent collaborations, theMind,…

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