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Noname premieres debut album, Room 25: Stream

Plus, the Chicago MC has scheduled a supporting U.S. tour

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    Noname has released her new album, Room 25. Stream it in full below via Apple Music or Spotify.

    Room 25 spans 11 tracks and marks the follow-up to her Telefone mixtape, which we at Consequence of Sound crowned one of the best projects of 2016. The LP — which is being billed as her official full-length debut — also comes after a string of collaborations with the likes of Joseph Chilliams and Saba.

    Both Saba and Smino are featured on the track “Ace”, while Ravyn Lenae guests on “Montego Bae”.

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    In a recent interview with FADER, the Chicago MC talked about the difference between the two self-released efforts. “Telefone was a very PG record because I was very PG. I just hadn’t had sex,” she explained. “I’m finally able to dance around with the idea of being vulgar in that way.”

    (Read: The 25 Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2018)

    Additionally, Noname addressed some of the comments regarding her music being extra “conscious” and the antithesis of other female rappers:

    “I feel like a lotta people are gonna be like ‘Ughhh.’ A lot of my fans…I think they like me because they think I’m the anti-Cardi B. I’m not. I’m just Fatimah,” she said. She also said she continues to see people tweeting her “like I’m this generation’s Lauryn Hill or I’m like the conscious version of different female rappers who don’t make the type of music that I make. … Maybe this project will show some of those people who think that I am this very, like, conscious female rapper that I’m just as regular and normal as everybody.”

    Update: Noname has scheduled a tour in support of Room 25.

    Noname 2019 Tour Dates:
    01/02 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
    01/03 – Toronto, ON @ The Danforth Music Hall
    01/04 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
    01/05 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
    01/06 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
    01/9 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
    01/11 – Boston, MA @ Royale
    01/12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
    01/14 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
    01/17 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham Theater
    01/18 – Tampa, FL @ Ritz Ybor
    01/19 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Moon
    01/21 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
    01/23 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
    01/24 – Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room
    01/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
    01/26 – Madison, WI @ The Sylvee
    02/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
    03/15 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

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    Room 25 Artwork:

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    Room 25 Tracklist:
    01. Self
    02. Blaxploitation
    03. Prayer Song (feat. Adam Ness)
    04. Window (feat. Phoelix)
    05. Don’t Forget About Me
    06. Regal
    07. Montego Bae (feat. Ravyn Lenae)
    08. Ace (feat. Smino and Saba)
    09. Part of Me (feat. Phoelix and Benjamin Earl Turner)
    10. With You
    11. no name (feat. Yaw and Adam Ness)

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