Noname's First Video Ever Is Right Out of the 1970s
The Chicago rapper is no longer hiding. "Blaxploitation" is a history lesson in black film for one of 'Room 25's' most daring cuts.
Noname's TV Debut on 'Colbert' Was a Glorious Statement of Intent
She played a three-song medley of 'Room 25' songs with a live band, and she crushed it.
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Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Robert Christgau on Noname's Poetic Breakthrough
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Noname's 'Room 25,' The Internet's 'Hive Mind,' Blood Orange's 'Negro Swan,' and Medhane's 'Ba Suba, Ak Jamm.'
Put Some Respect on Noname
The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller—brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her—but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.