Mick Jenkins makes himself “Understood”

He’s also announced the release date for his new album, ‘Pieces of a Man.’

Mick Jenkins has been slowly building hype for his new album, Pieces of a Man, by dropping songs over the past few months. Late last week, Jenkins released “Understood,” and also confirmed the LP’s release date: October 26.

“Understood,” like “What am I to Do?,” is a Kaytranada production. The Montreal producer has a knack for crafting distinctly understated beats for the Chicago rapper to flow over, smooth like melted butter.

The song also came with a video, directed by Nick Walker, which depicts different manifestations of familial love between black men. It’s not sentimental, but definitely heartwarming. Watch it below:


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