Mick Jenkins

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Status Ain't Hood

Sheck Wes Has A Story

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A good-looking teenager from the northern reaches of Manhattan becomes a high school basketball star. But instead…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2018 - 11:51 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's almost Labor Day here in the US of A. I wonder if Grimes is using the long weekend to convince Elon Musk to unionize…
Stereogum | August 31, 2018 - 1:34 pm

2016 In Review

Word Is God: 2016 Was Rap’s Come-To-Jesus Moment

For more than a decade I carried a shame within me, a secret so embarrassing I kept it hidden from anyone new I met for…
Justin McIntosh | December 5, 2016 - 9:50 am

More Mick Jenkins stories

Saba – “Stay Right Here” (Feat. Mick Jenkins & Xavier Omär)

With CARE FOR ME, Saba released one of the year's best rap albums and one of its best albums period. He's back today with his…
Chris DeVille | November 9, 2018 - 10:15 am

Mick Jenkins – “Padded Locks” (Feat. Ghostface Killah) & “Barcelona”

At the end of the week, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins is releasing a new album, Pieces Of A Man. It's the proper follow-up to his…
James Rettig | October 22, 2018 - 4:26 pm

Mick Jenkins – “Understood” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Over the course of the past couple of months, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins has teased his upcoming album Pieces Of A Man by sharing three…
Peter Helman | October 12, 2018 - 11:15 am

Mick Jenkins – “Elephant In The Room”

Mick Jenkins put the world on notice last month with the fiery "Bruce Banner" and then followed that up with the dreamy, inviting funk-rap of…
Peter Helman | September 26, 2018 - 2:39 pm

Mick Jenkins – “What Am I To Do”

Mick Jenkins is apparently not fucking around. The Chicago rapper took no prisoners on "Bruce Banner," his opening bow leading up to the release of…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2018 - 3:04 pm

Mick Jenkins – “Bruce Banner”

Mick Jenkins just dropped a fiery new track called "Bruce Banner." It’s his first offering since his no more EP series -- the last of
Gil Green | August 6, 2018 - 2:08 pm

Stream Mick Jenkins or more; the frustration EP

A few months ago, the sharp and inward-looking Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins released his EP or more; the anxious, explaining that it was the first…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2018 - 10:53 am

Stream Mick Jenkins or more; the anxious Mixtape

In recent months, the sharp and incisive Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins has been sharing one-off tracks like "A Layover" and "Vampire In Brooklyn." Today, those…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2017 - 9:48 am

Mick Jenkins – “Vampire In Brooklyn”

The poetic, introspective Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins has been releasing one-off tracks on SoundCloud lately. His last was "A Layover" in August, and now he's…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2017 - 10:06 am

Mick Jenkins – “A Layover”

A few months ago, the introspective Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins teamed up with GoldLink on "Pressed For Time." Today, he's followed it up with "A…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2017 - 10:34 am

Mick Jenkins – “Pressed For Time” (Feat. GoldLink)

Last year, Chicago wordsmith Mick Jenkins released his proper debut album The Healing Component. Today, he's revealed that he has two new projects in the…
Pranav Trewn | March 6, 2017 - 5:06 pm

Mick Jenkins – “Aurora Borealis” (Prod. Kaytranada)

Mick Jenkins and Kaytranada have teamed up for a new track called "Aurora Borealis," which appears on the new compilation, 119 Presents: Countdown To Midnight.
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 4:35 pm