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Mick Jenkins Shares New Singles “Snakes” and “Frontstreet”: Stream

The latter features a remixed loop from past collaborator Kaytranada

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Mick Jenkins, photo by Bryan Lamb
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    Back in January, Chicago rapper Mick Jenkins released a new project called The Circus. Today, he’s returned with two new loosies, “Snakes” and “Frontstreet”.

    Featuring a verse from British alt-grime rapper Kojey Radical, “Snakes” sees Jenkins slithering atop the track’s menacing production with an off-kilter flow. “Frontstreet”, meanwhile, is a freestyle cut that showcases Jenkins’ quick, punchy delivery and sharp wit.

    If the latter’s instrumental sounds familiar, that’s because it’s actually a remixed loop of Kaytranada’s “September 21”, which appears on the beat-maker’s BUBBA album from last year. Jenkins featured on that record after Kaytra contributed production to Jenkins’ own 2018 album, Pieces of a Man. Clearly there’s a lot of love between these two.

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    Listen to “Snakes” and “Frontstreet” below. Earlier this year, Jenkins embarked on an extensive North American tour alongside our former Artist of the Month Earthgang.

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