Noname

Father John Misty, Waxahatchee, Thee Oh Sees Performing at Kurt Vonnegut Conference

Indiana University is well-known for music studies and located in the notable Midwest music town of Bloomington, Indiana, so perhaps it shouldn't come as too much of…
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2018

Watch Noname’s Smooth Tiny Desk Concert

Chicago rapper Noname visited NPR recently to play a Tiny Desk Concert to promote her upcoming US tour. She performed several songs from her 2016 mixtape Telefone, including…
Geena Kloeppel / April 3, 2017

New Music: Saba (Feat. NoName) – “Church / Liquor Store”

A few years into his career, Chicago’s Saba is becoming a known commodity — mostly because he’s scored features on all of Chance the Rapper’s…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 19, 2016

Chicago Rhymer Noname Drops Debut Mixtape ‘Telefone’

Chicago has had a pretty good year with both its blockbuster acts (Kanye West, Chance the Rapper) and relative newcomers (Joey Purp, Jamila Woods). Today…
Brian Josephs / August 1, 2016

Jamila Woods Puts the Focus on Chicago and Black Life

The literary organization Young Chicago Authors lists a pretty simple but powerful mission statement on its website: To transform "the lives of young people by cultivating their…
Brian Josephs / July 15, 2016