If you’ve been wondering where the quality female MCs have gone, look no further. Chicago’s Noname (formerly Noname Gypsy) provides a mystical project entitled Telefone that successfully fuses elements of Hip Hop and Neo Soul. Honest and reflective about matters of the heart, the album is a wispy mix of lyrical glory and wispy production that channels the likes of D’Angelo and Jill Scott. Listen below via Soundcloud.
Out of Chicago’s melting pot of Hip Hop flavors comes a heavenly new Noname Gypsy song called “All I Need.” Featuring SPZRKT, the song will receive placement on her new Telefone project. Enjoy the mellow vibes below on Soundcloud.
As a teen poet who did most of her writing at Harold Washington Library, Chicago rapper Noname Gypsy bumped into the then unknown Chance the Rapper. Now in her early 20s, she has been making waves appearing on Chance’s Acid Rap and Surf. Listen to her latest heartfelt track “Open Apology” with Saba below.