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10 Reasons Everyone’s Talking About: Mick Jenkins

Mick Jenkins is the latest Chicago native to emerge from the Midwest capital’s musical revolution.

Jenkins broke out in mid-2014 as a highly intelligent, socially aware lyricist with an ear for production. A product of Chicago’s spoken-word scene, he channeled his background as a poet by filling his imagistic tracks with witty and carefully crafted wordplay.

Following up on the success of his breakout mixtape, The Water(s), the thoughtful MC is completing work on his debut album. Here are 10 reasons why everyone is talking about Mick Jenkins.

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