jamila woods

stream of the crop

Mac DeMarco's Goofy Simplicity and 11 More Albums for Heavy Rotation

From drone metal to sugary R&B, there's a little something for everyone out this week.
Noisey Staff
5.10.19
PROFILES

Jamila Woods Wants You to Stop Rewriting Black History

We grabbed lunch with the Chicago singer in the middle of Harlem. Her new album, 'LEGACY! LEGACY!,' underscores why Black lineage needs to be protected.
Kristin Corry
5.7.19
Books

From Serena Williams to Michelle Obama: How Do We Portray Black Womanhood?

"The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic" features more than 60 writers unraveling dominant ideas of what Black women are "supposed" to be.
Vanessa Willoughby
4.17.18
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
8.9.17
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
7.17.17
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
5.2.17
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
1.18.17
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Reinvention, Response, and "Redemption Song": Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

The Dean tackles recent releases from Regina Spektor, Macy Gray, and Jamila Woods.
Robert Christgau
11.4.16
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
7.31.16
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
7.25.16
Interviews

Heavn Help Us: The Joyful Music of Jamila Woods

Jamila Woods has established herself as one of the most sought-after new voices in music. Now the Chicago singer is making her solo debut with the uplifting new album 'Heavn.'
Tara Mahadevan
7.13.16
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