Jamila Woods Announces New Album ‘LEGACY! LEGACY!,’ Releases Powerful First Single “ZORA”

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Jamila Woods Announces New Album LEGACY! LEGACY!,
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Jamila Woods Announces New Album LEGACY! LEGACY!,

Source: Artist

Jamila’s first album since 2016’s HEAVN.

After a three year hiatus, Chicago singer and poet Jamila Woods is getting ready to release a new album. On Tuesday (February 5th) Jamila released the video for her new song “ZORA.” The song is the first single from her upcoming album LEGACY! LEGACY!

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The new album features 13 new songs from the singer, with appearances from Saba, theMIND, Nitty Scott, and more. All the songs on the album are named after an iconic black artist; titles include “BASQUIAT,” SUN RA,” BALDWIN,” and, of course, “ZORA,” which is named after iconic writer Zora Neale Hurston.

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LEGACY! LEGACY! is dropping on on May 10 via Jagjaguwar. Here is the tracklist:

1. “BETTY”
2. “ZORA”
4. “SONIA” Feat. Nitty Scott
5. “FRIDA”
7. “MILES”
8. “MUDDY”
9. “BASQUIAT” Feat. Saba
10. “SUN RA” Feat. theMIND and Jasminfire
12. “BALDWIN” Feat. Nico Segal
13. “BETTY” (for Boogie)

Watch the video for “ZORA” below.


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