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FSD Feature: Jamila Woods’ Fake Shore Drive Interview

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Words by Quentin Yarolem

After much critical acclaim, and having features on hit songs such as Donnie Trumpet’s “Sunday Candy” and Macklemore’s “White Privilege 2,” Jamila Woods is set to release her debut album, Heavn, this summer. Her talent has been able to cut through the crowded competition within the Chicago scene, and she is most definitely poised for a big breakthrough in 2016.

We recently sat down with the poet/singer, who spoke about everything from the poetry community to “black girl magic.” Peep the conversation below, and be sure to stay on the look out for Heavn — as well as her album release show at Double Door on June 23rd.

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