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Mick Jenkins unveils new album Pieces of a Man: Stream

The follow-up to Healing Component features Ghostface Killah, Kaytranada, and more

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Mick Jenkins, photo by Sam Schmieg

    Mick Jenkins has let loose his new album, Pieces of a Man. Stream it in full below via Apple Music or Spotify.

    Due out via Cinematic Music Group, the new studio effort serves as Jenkins’ sophomore LP following the well-received 2017 album, The Healing Component. It also comes after the Chicago rapper’s or more… EP series.

    Pieces of a Man collects together 17 songs, including the Ghostface Killah-assisted “Padded Locks” and Kaytranada collaboration “Understood”, which was one of our favorite songs of the week. Jenkins was also joined in the studio by special guests Canadian jazz-funk outfit BadBadNotGoodCorinne Bailey Rae, and Julien Bell.

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    In an interview with Dazed, Jenkins addressed whether the new album is meant to be something of a sequel to The Water[s], the 2014 mixtape which he believes really resonated with his fans:

    “No, I feel it’s much better than that… It’s Pieces of a Man, with that man being me. You’ve got segments of who I am, portions of what makes me whole, and I think that – to speak on a social issue – we forget about that. People forget that what we see of somebody at work is a work persona. What we see of somebody out or somebody in a grocery store are personas – most of the time we’re only getting pieces of people, but we do not refrain from making that be the whole you.”

    Pieces of a Man Artwork:

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    Pieces of a Man Tracklist:
    01. Heron Flow (feat. Julien Bell)
    02. Stress Fracture (feat. Mikahl Anthony)
    03. Gwendolynn’s Apprehension
    04. Soft Porn
    05. Grace & Mercy
    06. Barcelona
    07. Percy Interlude
    08. Reginald (feat. Ben Hixon)
    09. Padded Locks (feat. Ghostface Killah)
    10. Ghost
    11. Heron Flow 2
    12. Plain Clothes
    13. Pull Up
    14. Consensual Seduction (feat. Corinne Bailey Rae)
    15. U Turn
    16. Understood
    17. Smoking Song (feat. BadBadNotGood)

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