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LEGACY! LEGACY!

Jamila Woods

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What is my purpose? What will come of the legacy of those who have influenced me? And what will I leave behind? These are all the big questions that Jamila Woods asks herself going into her second album suitably named Legacy! Legacy!, a Qobuzissime album! Three years after the release of Heavn, the soul sister from Chicago brings together twelve songs all named after the artists that influenced them. Musicians, painters, writers, activists, poets, they’re all there! And the lucky few are: Betty Davis, Zora Neale Hurston, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Frida Kahlo, Eartha Kitt, Miles Davis, Muddy Waters, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sun Ra, Octavia Butler and James Baldwin. There is nothing obvious or didactic here as the young African-American who is ever-so attached to her native Chicago never does out-and-out covers but less subtle “in the style ofs” all while retaining her own distinct style. A poet one day (she acts as artistic director for YCA, a center dedicated to young poets) and a musician the other, she is even a teacher on bank holidays! As the worthy heir of Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill, all her words are wrapped around ultra-slick grooves with a modernized nu-soul twist. When it comes to features, Jamila Woods helps her local economy by inviting along friends that, for the most part, come from the underground scene of the Windy City: the trumpetist Nico Segal, MC Saba, Nitty Scott, theMIND, Jasminfire. Chance the Rapper’s protégé has mixed intelligence and class, commitment, enjoyment and groove into 49 minutes. Perfect. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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BETTY
Jamila Woods
00:03:11

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - oddCouple, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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ZORA
Jamila Woods
00:03:06

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

3
GIOVANNI
Jamila Woods
00:04:48

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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SONIA
Jamila Woods feat. Nitty Scott
00:04:21

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Nitty Scott, Artist - Nitzia Scott, Composer, Lyricist - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist - Jamila Woods feat. Nitty Scott, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

5
FRIDA
Jamila Woods
00:02:58

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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EARTHA
Jamila Woods
00:02:49

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Peter Cottontale, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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MILES
Jamila Woods
00:03:08

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

8
MUDDY
Jamila Woods
00:03:11

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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BASQUIAT
Jamila Woods feat. Saba
00:06:45

Saba, Artist - Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Tahj Malik Chandler, Composer, Lyricist - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist - Jamila Woods feat. Saba, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

10
SUN RA
Jamila Woods feat. theMIND and Jasminfire
00:03:26

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist - theMIND, Artist - Jamila Woods feat. theMIND and Jasminfire, MainArtist - Jasminfire, Artist - Zarif Omer, Composer, Lyricist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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OCTAVIA
Jamila Woods
00:03:11

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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BALDWIN
Jamila Woods feat. Nico Segal
00:03:53

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Nico Segal, Artist - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist - Jamila Woods feat. Nico Segal, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

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BETTY (for Boogie)
Jamila Woods
00:04:15

Matt Hennessy, Mixer - Slot-A, Producer - Jamila Woods, Composer, Lyricist, Artist, MainArtist

2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions 2019 Jagjaguwar in partnership with Closed Sessions

Album Description

What is my purpose? What will come of the legacy of those who have influenced me? And what will I leave behind? These are all the big questions that Jamila Woods asks herself going into her second album suitably named Legacy! Legacy!, a Qobuzissime album! Three years after the release of Heavn, the soul sister from Chicago brings together twelve songs all named after the artists that influenced them. Musicians, painters, writers, activists, poets, they’re all there! And the lucky few are: Betty Davis, Zora Neale Hurston, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Frida Kahlo, Eartha Kitt, Miles Davis, Muddy Waters, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sun Ra, Octavia Butler and James Baldwin. There is nothing obvious or didactic here as the young African-American who is ever-so attached to her native Chicago never does out-and-out covers but less subtle “in the style ofs” all while retaining her own distinct style. A poet one day (she acts as artistic director for YCA, a center dedicated to young poets) and a musician the other, she is even a teacher on bank holidays! As the worthy heir of Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill, all her words are wrapped around ultra-slick grooves with a modernized nu-soul twist. When it comes to features, Jamila Woods helps her local economy by inviting along friends that, for the most part, come from the underground scene of the Windy City: the trumpetist Nico Segal, MC Saba, Nitty Scott, theMIND, Jasminfire. Chance the Rapper’s protégé has mixed intelligence and class, commitment, enjoyment and groove into 49 minutes. Perfect. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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