Jidenna

Stream Jidenna’s Boomerang EP

Following the release of his debut album The Chief earlier this year, classic man Jidenna has dropped a surprise EP, Boomerang. In addition to remixes of songs from The Chief, the EP includes…
Arielle Gordon / November 10, 2017

Fat Joe & Remy Ma, Joey Bada$$, and DJ Khaled Are Hitting Hot 97’s Summer Jam Again This Year

Hot 97 finally revealed its Stadium Stage lineup over the course of an hour this afternoon. This year's performers include DJ Khaled & Friends, Konshens,…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2017

SXSW 2017 Gallery: SPIN Portraits with Danny Brown, Kelela, Mastodon, Lil Yachty, and More

For five days and nights at SXSW 2017, SPIN, VIBE and Stereogum hosted the Mazda Studio at Empire, featuring dozens of stand-out performances from established…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2017

SXSW 2017 Gallery: Behind the Scenes at Mazda Studio at Empire

From heavyweights Rick Ross and Mastodon to shining new artists like Vagabon and Diet Cig, the Mazda Studio at Empire was a hotbed of activity…
SPIN / March 20, 2017

Watch Jidenna Croon “Bambi” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Jidenna stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform "Bambi," the dreamily melodic, African-pop-tinged single from his February debut album, The Chief. In the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 7, 2017

Ice Cube, Tegan and Sara, Vince Staples, and More to Perform at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest Festival

After 26 years of existence, Comedy Central is finally launching its own standalone comedy festival on June 2-4 at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and…
Brian Josephs / February 28, 2017

Video: Jidenna – “Bambi”

After dropping his debut LP The Chief last Friday, Jidenna has returned with a video for the album's loverboy highlight "Bambi." The dreamily shot video shows the…
Brian Josephs / February 23, 2017

Jidenna Wants You to Know What Really Makes a Classic Man

With his slick amber hair and proclivity for three-piece suits, Jidenna is a walking anachronism in most places. The look compounded with his politically charged charisma…
Brian Josephs / February 23, 2017

New Music: Stream Jidenna’s The Chief

Two years after breaking out with "Classic Man," Jidenna has finally dropped his debut album The Chief. The album's release date was revealed when his Quavo-featuring single "The…
Brian Josephs / February 17, 2017

New Video: Jidenna – “The Let Out”

Jidenna's debut album The Chief is out this Friday, what feels like a lifetime after "Classic Man." The album is being led by new single "The Let Out,"
Jordan Sargent / February 15, 2017

New Music: Jidenna – “The Let Out” ft. Quavo

Jidenna has remained relevant as one of music's political voices (and as an actor), but he still hasn't had a hit as a lead artist…
Brian Josephs / February 3, 2017

Jidenna’s New ‘Chief Don’t Run’ Brings the Heat

"Classic Man" and Wondaland Records signee Jidenna has just released a new single, "Chief Don't Run," a funked-up banger that's available to stream below. "I'm…
Brennan Carley / June 27, 2016

Jidenna Shows Off His ‘Knickers’ In Swinging Music Video

Jidenna dropped two new songs late last year, and today the well-dressed R&B star shared a Jazz Age-themed music video for "Knickers." After being denied entrance…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Jidenna Shares Two New Songs, ‘Extraordinaire’ and ‘Knickers’

Following the release of his black, white, and dapper video for new song "Long Live the Chief," Wondaland Records' resident rapper Jidenna has shared a few new songs…
Harley Brown / December 21, 2015

Jidenna Slings His Cane in ‘Long Live the Chief’ Video

After radio silence for a few months, Wondaland Records wunderkind Jidenna is back with a new video. In the red-accented, black-and-white video for "Long Live…
Harley Brown / December 10, 2015
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