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Mick Jenkins

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Chicago-based MC/poet Mick Jenkins is praised for his socially conscious, intelligent lyrics and tough yet unforced delivery, as well as his blend of jazz, soul, and hip-hop influences. He first made an impact during the early 2010s with several mixtapes, then broke through with 2014's The Water[s]. Collaborating with artists like Noname, Kaytranada, and BadBadNotGood, he explored concepts of truth and love on subsequent releases Wave[s] (2015) and The Healing Component (2016), his official debut album. He kept up his productive pace with several EPs and full-lengths such as Pieces of a Man (2018) and The Patience (2023).

Mick Jenkins (whose real first name is Jayson) was born in Huntsville, Alabama in 1991 and raised on the South Side of Chicago. Affiliated with hip-hop crew Free Nation, Jenkins began releasing online mixtapes in 2012, starting with The Mickstape in January and followed by The Pursuit of HappyNess: The Story of Mickalascage in August. Trees & Truths, an ambitious 17-track mixtape filled with biblical imagery and demonstrating Jenkins' remarkable growth as a lyricist, appeared in April of 2013 and significantly raised his profile within the Chicago rap community, and later in the year Jenkins collaborated with Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa on a single called "Cross Roads."

Jenkins received national attention for The Water[s], his 2014 mixtape that featured guest appearances by Statik Selektah and Joey Bada$$. This led to a support slot on a fall 2014 tour with Method Man, Redman, and Cypress Hill's B Real, followed by tours with Kirk Knight, Joey Bada$$, and STWO in 2015. Jenkins signed to Cinematic Music Group in 2015, releasing an EP titled Wave[s] in August while working on his official full-length debut, The Healing Component. That LP arrived in late 2016 and debuted at number nine on the R&B/hip-hop chart. The EP Or More; The Anxious appeared in 2017, followed by Or More; The Frustration in 2018.

Jenkins' sophomore full-length, Pieces of a Man, arrived in 2018 and included appearances by Ghostface Killah, Corinne Bailey Rae, BadBadNotGood, and others. Jenkins guested on releases by artists such as Robert Glasper, Kaytranada, and Disclosure, and released the EP The Circus in 2020, with EarthGang guesting on the song "The Light." The Elephant in the Room, Jenkins' third full-length, appeared in 2021, featuring serpentwithfeet on two songs. Jenkins guested on songs by Isaac Zale, Selah Sue, Big Gigantic, and others. "Smoke Break-Dance," featuring JID, appeared in 2023 as the first single from Jenkins' fourth album, The Patience. A deluxe edition adding two additional songs plus instrumental versions of all the album's tracks was issued in 2024. ~ Paul Simpson, Rovi

Total plays

769.7 million
Updated on 2024-07-21

Monthly listeners

1,211,949

Followers

639,754

Top Cities

  1. United States
    22,837 listeners
  2. United Kingdom
    24,583 listeners
  3. United States
    20,361 listeners
  4. Australia
    16,594 listeners
  5. United States
    15,417 listeners

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Most popular tracks

Track Plays Duration Release date
Jazz
Jazz
81,418,735 4:20 2014-08-12
Carefree
Carefree
44,348,533 3:10 2020-01-03
Vibe
Vibe
29,863,485 4:35 2014-08-12
Gray Area (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Gray Area (feat. Mick Jenkins)
29,848,831 2:20 2019-12-13
Understood
Understood
29,232,971 3:29 2018-10-26
Communicate
Communicate
20,177,049 3:57 2016-09-23
Angles
Angles
19,046,651 4:23 2016-09-23
MOVIN'
MOVIN'
18,187,031 2:33 2021-07-07
Stay Right Here
Stay Right Here
17,251,028 3:30 2018-11-09
Drowning
Drowning
15,027,349 6:01 2016-09-23
I Know
I Know
13,935,942 4:19 2015-10-30
Martyrs
Martyrs
13,329,516 3:39 2014-08-12
Gwendolynn's Apprehension
Gwendolynn's Apprehension
11,213,297 3:46 2018-10-26
Your Love
Your Love
11,192,252 3:14 2015-08-21
Another Dose
Another Dose
10,873,695 2:19 2022-07-08
Smoke Break-Dance (feat. JID)
Smoke Break-Dance (feat. JID)
10,017,236 2:56 2023-07-07
The Waters
The Waters
9,955,737 4:14 2014-08-12
Healer
Healer
9,911,290 4:15 2014-08-12
Hyssop of Love
Hyssop of Love
7,791,204 3:16 2016-07-08
House (feat. Mick Jenkins)
House (feat. Mick Jenkins)
7,589,552 6:16 2017-09-01
Casa Lopez
Casa Lopez
7,563,625 4:04 2023-01-13
Truffles
Truffles
7,328,549 3:15 2021-06-23
What Am I To Do
What Am I To Do
7,279,171 2:56 2018-08-27
P's & Q's
P's & Q's
7,077,828 2:33 2015-08-21
Smoking Song
Smoking Song
6,995,313 3:31 2018-10-26
peppermint
peppermint
6,570,049 2:16 2022-02-17
Spread Love
Spread Love
6,080,711 3:53 2016-09-23
Comfortable
Comfortable
6,074,715 4:15 2014-08-12
Central Time
Central Time
5,948,202 3:39 2020-07-20
Scottie Pippen
Scottie Pippen
5,929,935 3:53 2021-10-22
Carefree
Carefree
5,691,903 4:02 2022-09-02
The Light
The Light
5,301,164 4:25 2020-01-10
Gucci Tried to Tell Me
Gucci Tried to Tell Me
5,077,669 3:09 2021-10-29
Thc
Thc
4,953,183 1:52 2014-08-12
Alchemy
Alchemy
4,865,601 3:09 2015-08-21
Who Knew?
Who Knew?
4,591,627 3:50 2020-08-28
Jazz Got Me
Jazz Got Me
4,561,870 4:02 2018-04-03
Flaunt
Flaunt
4,141,017 2:21 2020-01-10
Divine
Divine
4,123,141 5:17 2016-11-26
Chicken Wings - Remix
Chicken Wings - Remix
3,896,001 2:46 2022-01-21
Dehydration
Dehydration
3,893,862 3:39 2014-08-12
Shipwrecked
Shipwrecked
3,769,502 4:21 2014-08-12
Canada Dry
Canada Dry
3,715,178 2:50 2014-08-12
Drink More
Drink More
3,683,381 3:12 2014-08-12
Black Sheep
Black Sheep
3,555,789 3:18 2014-08-12
514
514
3,489,120 3:56 2014-08-12
Breakfast & Chill (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Breakfast & Chill (feat. Mick Jenkins)
3,384,797 5:20 2017-11-15
Losin' My Mind
Losin' My Mind
3,374,114 3:50 2014-09-22
Plain Clothes
Plain Clothes
3,259,115 3:52 2018-10-26
Off The Drugs
Off The Drugs
3,199,712 2:57 2021-07-14
Daniels Bloom
Daniels Bloom
3,191,957 3:41 2016-09-23
Contacts
Contacts
3,161,399 2:56 2021-10-08
Reginald
Reginald
3,138,590 2:48 2018-10-26
New Coupe, Who Dis? (feat. Mick Jenkins)
New Coupe, Who Dis? (feat. Mick Jenkins)
3,046,462 3:49 2018-05-22
Jerome
Jerome
3,031,483 5:08 2014-08-12
Brk Frm Nrml
Brk Frm Nrml
3,028,880 2:40 2019-01-22
Padded Locks
Padded Locks
2,994,897 3:46 2018-10-26
Don't Need You - Remix
Don't Need You - Remix
2,963,200 3:30 2021-03-26
Nobody Knows
Nobody Knows
2,930,021 2:57 2023-12-02
U Turn
U Turn
2,872,724 2:47 2018-10-26
Perception
Perception
2,857,812 3:42 2015-08-21
Same Ol
Same Ol
2,814,960 2:10 2020-01-10
Felt
Felt
2,762,686 4:42 2020-03-20
Revelations
Revelations
2,688,706 3:26 2018-08-28
Lemonade
Lemonade
2,675,847 3:17 2019-11-06
The Healing Component
The Healing Component
2,577,597 5:03 2016-09-23
Energy
Energy
2,569,661 2:55 2020-07-03
Different Scales
Different Scales
2,527,619 2:24 2020-01-10
Like MacGyver
Like MacGyver
2,524,242 5:15 2017-12-01
Consensual Seduction
Consensual Seduction
2,461,598 3:46 2018-10-26
Piano
Piano
2,445,492 2:09 2015-08-21
Plugged
Plugged
2,385,651 3:56 2016-09-23
Who Else
Who Else
2,368,090 3:36 2014-08-12
Show & Tell (feat. Freddie Gibbs)
Show & Tell (feat. Freddie Gibbs)
2,337,924 4:20 2023-08-16
Cold Shoulder
Cold Shoulder
2,282,215 2:26 2022-10-24
Grace & Mercy
Grace & Mercy
2,241,224 1:52 2018-10-26
Stress Fracture
Stress Fracture
2,220,186 3:13 2018-10-26
The Valley of the Shadow of Death
The Valley of the Shadow of Death
2,123,428 3:02 2021-10-29
I'm Convinced
I'm Convinced
2,122,122 2:21 2020-01-10
Realer Than Most
Realer Than Most
2,121,422 3:35 2014-06-18
Soft Porn
Soft Porn
2,117,594 3:43 2018-10-26
Guapanese
Guapanese
2,076,916 2:24 2023-07-28
Bruce Banner
Bruce Banner
2,049,749 3:46 2018-08-06
Lowkey (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Lowkey (feat. Mick Jenkins)
1,985,909 3:41 2017-10-13
Frontstreet - Freestyle
Frontstreet - Freestyle
1,973,349 2:29 2020-03-27
All We Got Is This
All We Got Is This
1,914,024 3:01 2020-12-03
Fall Through
Fall Through
1,804,965 3:53 2016-09-23
The Fit
The Fit
1,801,103 2:22 2020-01-10
1000 Xans
1000 Xans
1,778,782 3:15 2016-09-23
Strange Love
Strange Love
1,693,218 6:09 2016-09-23
Cool
Cool
1,634,643 3:53 2018-03-25
Sprague Street
Sprague Street
1,610,251 4:18 2020-09-15
Test Me
Test Me
1,595,205 3:13 2016-04-19
Barcelona
Barcelona
1,585,453 2:34 2018-10-26
Ghost
Ghost
1,583,580 3:35 2018-10-26
Steps
Steps
1,557,233 3:49 2019-01-25
Sitting Ducks (feat. Benny The Butcher)
Sitting Ducks (feat. Benny The Butcher)
1,544,534 2:18 2023-08-16
Got Me Like
Got Me Like
1,539,494 3:07 2021-07-29
Snakes
Snakes
1,506,904 2:46 2020-03-26
No Vest
No Vest
1,489,294 3:00 2019-04-19
Fucked Up Outro
Fucked Up Outro
1,481,271 4:50 2016-09-23
Michelin Star
Michelin Star
1,471,864 1:56 2023-08-16
Pull Up
Pull Up
1,468,965 4:27 2018-10-26
Celebrate
Celebrate
1,457,836 3:24 2022-03-24
CREEP
CREEP
1,451,658 1:59 2019-10-31
Get Up Get Down
Get Up Get Down
1,451,294 3:20 2015-08-21
Get up Get Down
Get up Get Down
1,451,294 3:20 2015-08-21
2004
2004
1,421,237 1:25 2023-08-16
royal flush
royal flush
1,405,823 2:26 2021-03-25
Golden Rule
Golden Rule
1,392,112 3:35 2020-08-07
Still Good
Still Good
1,391,170 4:45 2016-08-22
Here to Dance
Here to Dance
1,390,314 3:07 2021-09-01
40 Below
40 Below
1,390,037 3:25 2015-08-21
SUPER8
SUPER8
1,340,006 3:07 2021-06-04
Just The Same
Just The Same
1,285,853 2:45 2022-05-11
Free Nation Rebel Soldier 2
Free Nation Rebel Soldier 2
1,282,881 2:50 2014-10-07
As Seen in Bethsaida
As Seen in Bethsaida
1,275,200 2:37 2016-09-23
Things You Could Die For If Doing While Black
Things You Could Die For If Doing While Black
1,272,174 3:02 2021-10-29
Money & Bitches (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Money & Bitches (feat. Mick Jenkins)
1,271,519 4:09 2017-05-12
ROY G. BIV
ROY G. BIV
1,269,340 1:54 2023-08-16
The Giver
The Giver
1,257,985 3:23 2015-08-21
Slumber
Slumber
1,241,148 3:36 2015-08-21
Speed Racer
Speed Racer
1,224,780 2:03 2021-10-29
Is, This Cigarettes
Is, This Cigarettes
1,220,918 3:31 2021-10-29
Dreams
Dreams
1,197,355 4:23 2015-03-19
Prosperity
Prosperity
1,195,078 4:44 2016-09-23
Young King
Young King
1,160,200 3:01 2021-08-30
Mop
Mop
1,142,439 2:49 2023-08-16
Little Bit
Little Bit
1,119,614 3:32 2023-06-14
Love, Robert Horry
Love, Robert Horry
1,117,318 3:37 2016-09-23
Minneapolis
Minneapolis
1,071,869 3:10 2022-01-14
Who Knew? (Wookie Remix)
Who Knew? (Wookie Remix)
1,059,651 4:30 2020-12-18
Pasta
Pasta
1,054,681 2:25 2023-08-16
007
007
1,047,004 2:27 2023-08-16
Spliff Temple
Spliff Temple
1,034,135 3:00 2017-09-08
D.U.I.
D.U.I.
1,016,010 2:59 2021-10-29
On a Wave
On a Wave
975,946 3:46 2017-08-18
Who Knew? (DJ Seinfeld Remix)
Who Knew? (DJ Seinfeld Remix)
971,325 3:55 2020-12-18
Glass of Water
Glass of Water
962,666 3:31 2022-08-11
Heron Flow - Live
Heron Flow - Live
960,238 3:18 2018-10-26
This Type Love?
This Type Love?
940,605 2:24 2016-09-23
Gold
Gold
938,419 3:01 2015-10-23
Farm to Table (feat. Vic Mensa)
Farm to Table (feat. Vic Mensa)
901,491 3:08 2023-08-16
Trust Nobody
Trust Nobody
889,953 2:35 2018-12-21
Percy Interlude
Percy Interlude
850,574 0:45 2018-10-26
Heron Flow 2
Heron Flow 2
838,580 2:10 2018-10-26
Action Figures
Action Figures
835,380 2:59 2020-12-04
Stuntman (feat. Kevin Abstract & Mick Jenkins)
Stuntman (feat. Kevin Abstract & Mick Jenkins)
793,174 3:08 2016-02-23
Sterilize
Sterilize
786,430 2:20 2022-07-22
Halo
Halo
785,926 3:53 2019-11-13
F.Y.I
F.Y.I
743,300 3:10 2019-06-21
Need That
Need That
743,130 1:59 2022-09-02
Bure Din
Bure Din
719,064 4:25 2024-06-14
When There Was No Sun
When There Was No Sun
706,756 2:25 2022-02-25
Rug Burn
Rug Burn
688,404 3:15 2021-10-29
SUPER SPORT
SUPER SPORT
685,326 2:23 2022-11-11
2011
2011
642,092 2:50 2024-01-19
10 Gallons
10 Gallons
636,415 3:14 2019-08-02
THINK OF ME
THINK OF ME
633,359 3:12 2023-04-07
Reflection
Reflection
624,090 3:43 2021-10-29
Right On Time
Right On Time
621,492 2:45 2024-05-10
Somebody Dies
Somebody Dies
613,761 3:19 2022-01-21
Chopped and Screwed. - Chopped
Chopped and Screwed. - Chopped
605,702 2:47 2021-03-09
Sunkissed
Sunkissed
585,529 3:48 2016-06-28
Television
Television
574,501 3:26 2020-05-15
Last Train
Last Train
543,143 4:18 2017-03-21
Tell Me Lies
Tell Me Lies
509,510 3:23 2022-04-29
Teriyaki
Teriyaki
496,802 2:57 2021-04-21
Sleep
Sleep
489,652 3:08 2021-04-16
No More Magical
No More Magical
481,500 2:51 2023-10-13
Guilty Automatic
Guilty Automatic
474,652 2:10 2017-07-22
Tuff Talk
Tuff Talk
467,372 3:41 2022-07-01
Pirates
Pirates
464,788 2:24 2018-08-22
Open Late
Open Late
459,032 1:54 2022-05-12
Forever
Forever
437,307 2:35 2014-01-01
high kick
high kick
435,031 3:29 2024-05-01
Beaucoup
Beaucoup
430,123 2:01 2019-03-08
Early
Early
426,956 2:52 2022-08-25
Red Water
Red Water
424,462 3:40 2022-03-04
Dracule (with Mick Jenkins)
Dracule (with Mick Jenkins)
419,647 2:56 2022-10-07
Pull Up (Remix) [feat. Mick Jenkins]
Pull Up (Remix) [feat. Mick Jenkins]
411,487 3:13 2022-03-23
ORANGE SKIES
ORANGE SKIES
400,758 5:38 2023-01-25
Let Me In [Feat. Mick Jenkins]
Let Me In [Feat. Mick Jenkins]
400,368 4:40 2019-10-03
Music Machine
Music Machine
380,585 3:13 2022-03-08
Changing (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Changing (feat. Mick Jenkins)
378,864 3:27 2019-02-22
Bad Dreams
Bad Dreams
377,655 4:50 2015-01-01
Pathways
Pathways
375,650 3:03 2019-06-10
How You Feel (feat. Mick Jenkins)
How You Feel (feat. Mick Jenkins)
365,534 2:32 2015-07-07
Risky
Risky
363,207 4:15 2023-07-14
How I Am
How I Am
361,834 4:48 2023-03-10
Kill Me
Kill Me
355,734 3:10 2021-04-28
Unhinged
Unhinged
352,979 2:27 2022-11-18
Automatic
Automatic
348,574 3:50 2016-08-26
Coraline
Coraline
343,310 3:34 2021-11-19
INTERVENTIONS (feat. Mick Jenkins)
INTERVENTIONS (feat. Mick Jenkins)
339,194 2:53 2022-07-15
FELT
FELT
333,901 2:42 2023-02-14
Waterslide
Waterslide
329,352 3:21 2022-03-25
ROLLING
ROLLING
324,031 3:03 2021-04-23
UGOMDN pt. 2 (ft. Mick Jenkins) - pt. 2
UGOMDN pt. 2 (ft. Mick Jenkins) - pt. 2
323,831 2:53 2024-02-23
I Beg to Differ
I Beg to Differ
312,847 2:32 2021-07-02
Automatic
Automatic
308,058 3:38 2017-01-18
Crown Me
Crown Me
307,661 2:22 2020-04-14
Sages
Sages
298,443 4:47 2019-09-06
Peace of Mind
Peace of Mind
291,197 3:07 2022-04-08
WEARY
WEARY
283,636 2:19 2024-05-08
Code Green
Code Green
264,842 3:32 2022-04-22
PWR RNGR ft. Mick Jenkins
PWR RNGR ft. Mick Jenkins
264,545 3:36 2021-10-15
Forgot We Were Seeds
Forgot We Were Seeds
263,266 3:40 2024-04-10
Comatose
Comatose
261,272 4:36 2019-11-25
Sleep Half Of It (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Sleep Half Of It (feat. Mick Jenkins)
256,655 3:57 2023-02-22
Rigatoni
Rigatoni
253,261 3:04 2018-10-28
Black Twitter
Black Twitter
250,706 3:22 2017-04-15
Zodiac
Zodiac
244,842 2:02 2020-08-10
Tetsuo's Ways
Tetsuo's Ways
227,383 2:57 2023-12-15
Beat Up Cars
Beat Up Cars
226,987 3:39 2022-05-20
Let Go
Let Go
223,959 2:31 2023-03-03
Finessin'
Finessin'
219,246 4:12 2019-10-11
Manifestation
Manifestation
214,406 4:27 2021-11-19
Let Go (Rework)
Let Go (Rework)
214,381 3:15 2023-03-10
God & Music (Remix)
God & Music (Remix)
210,134 2:13 2021-02-11
SANGRE / AGUA (feat. Mick Jenkins & AMARAH)
SANGRE / AGUA (feat. Mick Jenkins & AMARAH)
203,539 4:24 2023-11-24
Sweet Chin Music
Sweet Chin Music
202,377 4:21 2022-12-16
Seeds
Seeds
199,208 4:04 2020-02-07
Can You Tell me?
Can You Tell me?
176,836 3:51 2021-09-02
Risky (Remix)
Risky (Remix)
172,392 4:59 2023-10-06
Blue Bills.
Blue Bills.
169,690 4:03 2021-01-14
The Truth
The Truth
168,186 3:00 2023-03-24
NEED YOU
NEED YOU
167,694 3:42 2022-12-02
Perm
Perm
166,378 1:57 2024-01-19
Margarine (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Margarine (feat. Mick Jenkins)
165,982 5:49 2017-04-01
Options
Options
164,783 4:55 2016-12-02
What's Your Phone?
What's Your Phone?
164,227 2:57 2023-06-28
Zombies
Zombies
154,618 3:07 2019-10-29
First Amendment
First Amendment
153,287 2:44 2020-05-20
Work
Work
151,741 2:52 2019-08-02
Breeze
Breeze
150,627 4:05 2021-02-12
Nowhere 2 Go
Nowhere 2 Go
141,758 3:53 2019-04-08
Planned Out
Planned Out
141,082 2:29 2018-05-18
Black Air Force
Black Air Force
133,497 2:48 2024-02-16
Orange Skies (feat. NATURE)
Orange Skies (feat. NATURE)
130,744 5:03 2024-04-18
Feelings Don't Feel
Feelings Don't Feel
128,163 4:08 2023-07-19
MadHatter (feat. Mick Jenkins & Memnoc)
MadHatter (feat. Mick Jenkins & Memnoc)
119,836 2:11 2023-10-18
SERENGETI
SERENGETI
119,789 3:23 2022-03-11
FRYDAZE
FRYDAZE
114,329 2:44 2021-08-27
TWENTY
TWENTY
113,171 4:10 2018-05-02
I'm Convinced
I'm Convinced
111,034 1:33 2020-01-10
ORANGE SKIES - EDIT
ORANGE SKIES - EDIT
110,171 4:04 2023-01-25
Seeds
Seeds
109,111 3:45 2020-10-07
Underground Lovers
Underground Lovers
106,591 4:30 2019-02-15
Passing By
Passing By
105,419 3:45 2022-05-06
METAPHORS
METAPHORS
103,919 3:14 2019-01-01
SURF
SURF
102,056 3:09 2019-06-21
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Ol' Dirty Bastard