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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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Smino 4 Sport

Smino Shares Two Loose Tracks Ahead of Forthcoming New Album

Good news from the mid-west! Smino’s next album is already being mixed. In the meantime, he’s dropped off two new tracks that aren’t singles despite the verses being above album-throwaway level. The two-track set, collectively titled 4 Sport, includes “in my chillin” – a remix to Drake’s “In My Feelings” – and a self-produced number…

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The Internet Share ‘Hive Mind’ Tracklist & New Single “Come Over”

After releasing “Roll (Burbank Funk)” as the first single lifted from their upcoming album, The Internet is back with their second single, titled “Come Over,” along with the album title, Hive Mind, and the official tracklist. The melodic new single is slightly slower than their first single and highly reminiscent of songs from their previous…

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Audio: Smino, “New Coupe, Who Dis?” Feat. Mick Jenkins

Smino and Mick Jenkins have linked up for another summer banger so smooth, it’s likely to keep the July vibes alive through fall and winter. “New Coupe, Who Dis?” is a bouncy but mellow number coproduced by Smino himself and THEMpeople. While Mick’s cool & calm flow sail the beat’s waves, Smino’s signature cadence engages…

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Audio: Smino, “Home Invaders” feat. Bari

Smino‘s newest cut “Home Invaders” has arrived and features fellow St. Louis rapper Bari. The Phoelix-produced single gives Smino’s signature smooth and melodic flow a more aggressive grit. Alternating cadences, the Zero Fatigue emcee sonically mimics the unpredictable unfolding of an actual home invasion. And Bari’s verse leaves little to be desired with deft punchlines…

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Watch Smino’s Rowdy & Seductive “Wild Irish Roses” Visual

We just learned yesterday that Smino will be among the many hit-making performers at Afropunk this year and today the St. Louis-born, Chicago transplant is sharing the latest drop from 2017’s blkswn LP. Shot under the direction of fellow Chicagoan artist Jean Deaux, the video opens with Smino reminding his lady it’s her turn to take…

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Smino & Terrace

Terrace Martin & Smino Create “Pecans” from a Blank Canvas

It really is a happy holiday season when two of the music world’s quietest storms amalgamate their supreme talents. Terrace Martin and Smino have shared a new jam titled “Pecans” for a Yours Truly & Adidas Original presentation of #SongsFromScratch. After coming across a teaser for it just over a week ago, we could hardly…

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Smino Debuts “Anita” (Remix) Video Featuring T-Pain

Earlier this year St Louis native, Smino, released his debut album blkswn. One of the standout tracks, “Anita,” took off and became one of our favorite springtime tracks. With much success through the year, Smino landed a tour slot alongside the legendary T-Pain which coincided with a feature from the crooner on “Anita.” Today, the…

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Ravyn Lenae

Audio: Ravyn Lenae, “Spice” (Remix) Feat. Smino

Just about everyone has their sights on one of the midwest’s most creative cities right now. So as fellow Chicagoans Ravyn Lenae and Smino grace us with their latest collaboration, we’re ensuring our eyes stay fixed. Having impressed a whole new audience with her unique style and kaleidoscopic consistency, Ravyn’s Midnight Moonlight EP was an…

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SZA’s ‘Ctrl’ Tour is Coming to Your City

After absolutely killing it during her BET Awards performance, TDE’s leading lady is headed out on the road to headline her Ctrl tour. SZA is one of those rare talents who has the voice of an angel and a golden pen to match it as confirmed with the release of her debut, full-length album. Each…

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Black Love is Alive and Well in Smino’s New Visual for “Anita”

Smino gives a 2-for-1 special in his latest visual for “Anita,” honoring not only Black Love but also Black women, both remaining undefeated. A budding love is on the horizon in the first video from Smino’s blkswan, as the St. Louis native cruises in a ’67 Mustang, hikes around Joshua Tree and shares various intimate moments with his…

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Audio: Smino, “Father Son Holy Smoke”

Ahead of the March 14 release of his debut album, blkswn, Smino shares “Father Son Holy Smoke.” Produced by THEMpeople, the impeccable flow and word play is just the tip of the iceberg as the message is equally admirable in its focus on various social issues. The vibe is something to mention, too. Smino’s music feels like the…

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