Have you been fiending some new Mick Jenkins? Yeah, we have been too. Following his breakout mixtape The Water[s] from earlier this year Jenkins has been relatively quiet. Sure, he’s dropped some dope features here and there as well as various loosies (including the very good “Fate”) but we’ve been craving some solo Jenkins material. But it looks like today we’re receiving a treat in “11” a new solo Mick Jenkins cut. Produced by NIFDproductions, the powerful track is named after the amount of times Staten Island native Eric Garner said “I can’t breathe” before his untimely death at the hands of police officers. Listen to Mick Jenkins’ “11” after the jump.
After dropping one of the better mixtapes of 2014 in The Water[s] he continues his hot streak with “Fate,” a jazzy cut that is set to appear on producer Ambi Lyrics’ forthcoming Your Music, which is dropping December 28th. Listen to “Fate” after the jump.
Mick Jenkins and Supa BWE drop the music video for “Treat Me”, a visual on the issue of racial discrimination. In the video, which utilizes a split screen, we are given a day in the life of both Mick Jenkins and Supa BWE. In Mick Jenkins’ portion of the video we see a young black male who is severely mistreated by authority on the basis of his skin tone. While on the other side of the spectrum, we see Supa BWE who is treated as though he’s Caucasian because of his fairer complexion. Check out the video after the jump.
After dropping 3 videos, iHipHop Distribution and the A3C Hip-Hop Festival are ready to reveal the track list for A3C Volume 4. The story broke today on HipHopDX, and the album features appearances from the likes of Sir Michael Rocks, Chris Webby, Mick Jenkins, The Underachievers, EarthGang, Robb Bank$, and more. Read More
The two young vets pair for a phenomenal duet. It’s drenched in story but never didactic. YC has been putting down pristine verse after pristine verse this year. Check the song after the jump.