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Jamila Woods Made Us a Reading List for Her 'LEGACY! LEGACY' Album

From James Baldwin to Eartha Kitt, here's a handy starter pack to the influences behind poet and musician Woods' rich new album.
Tshepo Mokoena
5.15.19
Watch This

Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper Vibe at a Cookout in the New "LSD" Video

The Chicago-loving single, which we first heard last year, now has visuals to match.
Tshepo Mokoena
8.15.17
Noisey Next

The Future of Jamila Woods

A day in the life of the Chicago-based singer in her hometown to talk about her rise to prominence and her work with Young Chicago Authors.
Noisey Staff
8.11.17
we saw this

Pitchfork Festival's Sunday Lineup Was a Chicago Party

NE-HI, Derrick Carter, Joey Purp, Jamila Woods, and American Football showed Chicago music’s past, present, and future.
Josh Terry
7.18.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Jamila Woods' Calming New Video For "Holy"

The Chicago singer's 'HEAVN' album is getting a full release through Jagjaguwar.
Lawrence Burney
5.3.17
Interviews

How Producer oddCouple Found Himself and Tapped into a New Chicago Sound in the Process

The Chicago producer who has worked with Chance the Rapper, Jamila Woods, and Joey Purp steps up to a new level with his album 'Liberation.'
Tara Mahadevan
1.19.17
Holy Shit

Noname Finally Releases ‘Telefone’ and Makes the World a Better Place

The Chicago rapper has been talking about the record for a little over two years.
Alex Robert Ross
8.1.16
Op-Eds

Why Jamila Woods' 'HEAVN' Inspires Me as a Black Woman

The Chicago singer's messages of self-love and black girlhood struck me in a way no other album could.
Brianne James
7.26.16
Holy Shit

Jamila Woods Recruits Chance the Rapper for Dreamy “LSD”

It’s the second track to drop in advance of 'Heavn,' due out July 11.
Alex Robert Ross
7.8.16