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Making her solo television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Noname showed off her vocal gymnastics with a cerebral medley of her Room 25 tracks “Baxploitation,” “Prayer Song” and “Don’t Forget About Me” on Wednesday night (Oct.17).
Born Fatimah Warner, the Chicago rapper serves up a similar flow style to her city peer Chance The Rapper — razor-sharp, contemplative and bullet-quick. A true verbal acrobat, Noname jumps from character to character and captures distinct perspectives while staying true to her ideas and values.
Backed up by an equally gifted band and three back-up singers, the lyricist rocked a rose jumpsuit as she invited the audience into her narrative of self-discovery — shifting from conspiratorial whispers and introspective lines to cheerful rhymes with her thoughtful flow. [Read More Billboard News]