MICK JENKINS – 11

Never one to shy away from social commentary, Mick Jenkins releases a tribute to Eric Garner and his ten cents on the political context that surrounds his death.  New track ’11’, named after the number of times the late Garner uttered the words ‘I can’t breathe’ to his killer, is a touching track filled with Jenkins’ anger over…

MICK JENKINS – DEHYDRATION [VIDEO]

After releasing one of the mixtapes of the year in ‘The Water[s]‘, Mick Jenkins adorns the DJ Dahi-produced ‘Dehydration’ with some visuals.  The video features the Chicago rapper himself, as well as fellow Free Nation member The Mind in his portrayal of the corruption that comes with the right to bear arms in a city…

MICK JENKINS – RAIN [PROD. KAYTRANADA]

Just weeks after the release of ‘The Water[s]‘, Mick Jenkins is back at it.  This time around he trades in his usual sample-based choice of instrumental for a less classic, more modern-sounding cut from Province favourite Kaytranada.  The track oozes with a lad-back funk, with both the new XL-signee and the Chicago MC bringing their own…

MICK JENKINS – THE WATER[S]

Mick Jenkins’ hotly anticipated mixtape ‘The Water[s]’ is finally upon us, and the thoughtful Chicago-based MC does not disappoint.  The fifteen track collection sees Jenkins expand on themes explored in his previous ‘Trees & Truths’, such as the pursuit of truth and happiness, with real clarity as well as a gift for delivery. Stream the…

MICK JENKINS – JAZZ

Chicago’s Mick Jenkins raps the way Rap fans want rappers to rap: thoughtful content delivered in style with real technique.  His latest track ‘Jazz’ is no exception, and comes with an equally brilliant set of visuals representing a slightly unusual hustle on the streets of Chicago.  His upcoming mixtape ‘The Water[s]’ will be available August…