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A successful black independent artist, Saba has rooted his career in an authenticity and musicality that’s made him one of this generation’s most important and unique voices. The Chicago polymath is fresh off of his illustrious third studio album, Few Good Things, which was a follow-up album to 2018’s critically acclaimed CARE FOR ME. Saba’s 2022 release showcased an album and film campaign that successfully tied in themes of generational dialogue, reflection, community and ownership, with an emphasis on Black ownership. The Few Good Things film, which was directed by C.T. Robert, received a 5/5 from NME and was highly esteemed.
The start of 2023 calls for another legendary collaboration between Saba and super producer, executive, and mentor No I.D. Their upcoming mixtape hopes to bridge a generational gap with countless stories embedded within. Saba showcases a new side of himself versed over No I.D’s illustrious production, where his scenic storytelling is still found, but we get a glimpse at the character inside him that radiates joy, comfortability, and self-made success.
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