MICK JENKINS – THE HEALING COMPONENT

Mick Jenkins has been building towards ‘The Healing Component’ for a long time.  His last two projects ‘Wave[s]‘ and ‘The Water[s]‘ can certainly be considered thematic pre-cursors to the Chicago MC’s opus.  Produced in the main by THEMpeople, the album features appearances from fellow FreeNation associate TheMIND, as well as BADBADNOTGOOD on stand-out track ‘Drowning‘.  Stream…

MONT JAKE – SHADOW EP

Mysterious vocalist/producer Mont Jake releases his ‘Shadow’ EP, with new track ‘This Goes On’ joining ‘Shadow‘ and ‘I Had Music‘, to complete the trilogy.  The project is as much a homage to Golden Age Hip Hop as it is a smooth, fresh take on modern R&B.  Verses from Wu Tang legend Masta Killa and Chicago’s Noname are…

MONT JAKE – I HAD MUSIC [FT. NONAME]

The mysterious Mont Jake follows up debut single ‘Shadow‘ with the equally soulful ‘I Had Music’.  While ‘Shadow‘ was blessed with a feature from Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, Mont Jake turns to Chicago’s Noname [formerly Noname Gypsy] to accompany his smooth, crystal clear vocals.  Stream below via SoundCloud.