Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins is on a roll with the second single from his forthcoming album The Water[s]. Last single was title track The Water. This one features a nice alternating smooth/jagged flow that goes with the contrast of lazy guitar and rapid click and shot beat. Neat irony in the sampling of Billie Holiday's Strange Fruit, relating to the double meaning in the chorus. That's how you sample Strange Fruit, Kanye.
If you haven't listened to his mixtape Trees & Truths yet, do that.
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Getting from Barton Fink's blank page to Jack Torrance's minimalist masterpiece, one blog post at a time
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