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Saba – “Papaya (ft. daedaePIVOT)”

Saba has released a new surprise single entitled "Papaya." The track follows his standout April album Care for Me and a string of more recent singles including last…
Tosten Burks / December 7, 2018

Saba – “Stay Right Here” (ft. Mick Jenkins & Xavier Omär)

Earlier this year, Chicago rapper Saba released his most recent album, the critically-acclaimed Care For Me. Now he's back with a new Soundcloud loosie called…
Israel Daramola / November 9, 2018

Saba – “LOGOUT” ft. Chance the Rapper

If boom bap has an "evolution" of some sort, it would probably be a song like "LOGOUT," the single from Chicago rapper Saba featuring Chance the…
Israel Daramola / April 5, 2018

Saba — “Life”

The Chicago rapper Saba kept busy last year, releasing a string of songs on the heels of his 2016 album Bucket List Project, and he…
James Rettig, Stereogum / March 21, 2018

Video: Joseph Chilliams – “Fergie”

Chicago rapper Joseph Chilliams, the older brother of Saba, references Fergie's 2006 hit "Fergalicious" on two different songs on his sharp-witted 2017 debut album Henry Church. The second…
Tosten Burks / January 10, 2018

Saba – “Where Ideas Sing” ft. Daoud

Chicago rapper Saba has dropped a new song "Where Ideas Sing," a fluttering, propulsive single featuring Daoud. The single follows Saba's 2016 album, Bucket List…
Liz Cantrell / September 29, 2017

Jamila Woods – “Emerald Street (Saba Remix)” ft. Saba

Chicago is so full of sharp, intuitive young artists, and they all seem to really love working with each other; it’s just a beautiful thing…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / August 30, 2017

Video: Saba – “World in My Hands” ft. Smino and Legit

Saba has released the video for "World in My Hands," which was featured on his 2016 album Bucket List Project. The Tom Vin-directed clip literally illustrates the…
Brian Josephs / August 4, 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

SXSW 2017: Mastodon, Kelela, and More from SPIN’s Closing Day at Mazda Studio at Empire

It was the perfect storm of party convergence. SXSW, spring break and St. Patrick’s Day all collided on the final Friday of Austin’s annual music…
Scott T. Sterling / March 18, 2017

SXSW 2017: Saba on Personal Loss and Instilling Hope Through Hip-Hop

Saba is an exciting young voice—literally speaking, his dulcet tone is entrancing, and you'd have to make an effort to not be pulled into the melodic…
Brian Josephs / March 17, 2017

SPIN SXSW 2017 Showcases at Mazda Studio at Empire: Mastodon, Danny Brown, Lil Yachty, and More

SPIN, VIBE and Stereogum (in conjunction with Mazda) have united to celebrate artistry and innovation in music and technology at the 2017 SXSW conference in…
SPIN / March 7, 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

Chance the Rapper Rides Chicago’s L Train in His New ‘Angels’ Video

Chance the Rapper has unveiled a new video for "Angels," his 2015 song featuring Saba. In the clip, Chance is an angel, descending onto the Chicago skyline from on high, alighting…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2016
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