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Watch Noname Perform 'Telefone' Cuts, Discuss Chicago and Women in Hip-Hop with 'New York Times'

Watch Noname Perform 'Telefone' Cuts, Discuss Chicago and Women in Hip-Hop with 'New York Times'

by zo
5 months ago

Noname Performs 'Telefone' Cuts, Discusses Chicago's Grassroots Music Scene with 'New York Times'

Fresh off the first leg of her first headlining tour, Noname stopped by The New York Times to deliver an intimate performance and answer fan-sourced questions in a Facebook Live session. Today, the Times has share the full clip, where you can watch the Chicago rapper discuss her hometown’s heroic years in music, along with the ever-evolving role of women in hip-hop and her preference in not being categorized as a “female rapper.”

Noname’s debut album Telefone arrived last year to rave reviews from critics and civilians alike, emboldening the miles-deep roster of Chicago talents already enjoying some well-earned shine (Saba, Jamila WoodsNico Segal, Towkio, Cam O’bi and The OddCouple amongst others.) Watch her perform selections from Telefone with a band in tow and pick up a copy of the debut on iTunes today.

Tour Dates:
March 13 @ Mohawk – Austin, TX
March 14 @ Maggie Mae’s – Austin, TX
March 16 @ French Legation Museum – Austin, TX
March 25 @ Mammal Gallery – Atlanta, GA
April 7 @ The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
April 13 @ Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD
April 14 @ The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
April 15 @ Dunn Meadow – Bloomington, IN
May 12-14 @ FORM: Arcosanti – Mayer, AZ
May 20 @ Rino Neighborhood – Denver, CO
June 3 @ Roots Picnic – Philadelphia, PA
July 7-9 @ Wireless Festival – London, UK
July 28-30 @ Panorama Festival – New York, NY
August 4-6 @ Osheaga Music & Arts Festival – Montreal, CA


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