Noname Pens a Game Changer with Senior Album ‘Room 25’

If you thought Telefone was Noname at her best, brace your ears for the Chicago native’s second album, Room 25 – one of this year’s most important albums.

Noname, a poet and a self-effacing lyricist ablaze, is undoubtedly, a rare breed. She puts pen to paper with mere power, reflecting on the past, the present and her place in a world ever-changing and in return, gifts the rap game with raw emotion.

Room 25  is pure poetry, an eclectic fusion of cosmic jazz and neo-soul, flawlessly crowned by Noname’s immersive lyrical raps. The 27-year-old begins the album with an intellectually-soothing note to “Self“, before chopping things up with an A1 rap in “Blaxploitation“.

Noname paves the path as a prodigy for lyrical chameleons, spitting real truths while delivering bliss in “Don’t Forget About Me“, “Montego Bae” and “Ace“. A tip-top state of mind is impeccably scattered throughout the album, featuring Smino, Saba, Ravyn LenaeYaw, Phoelix and more.

Enter Room 25 below.

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