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Care for Me

Chicago rap­per Saba’s Care for Me shows that over the past cou­ple of years, his low-lay­ing sta­tus was due to per­fect­ing an al­bum that’s full of se­ri­ous wis­dom. Fol­low­ing up his 2016 Bucket List Project, Saba fans get to hear the other eight un­re­leased tracks af­ter teas­ing tracks “Busy” and “Life.” Not only does Saba hold down Chicago on his own, but he got fea­tures from three fel­low Chi­gagoans: theMIND, Chance the Rap­per and Kaina, as well. While Saba han­dles the ma­jor­ity of the pro­duc­tion, he gets a hand from pro­duc­ers DaedaePIVOT and Daoud. Saba’s lyri­cism on ev­ery track re­calls a mix of Chicago rap­pers Mick Jenk­ins and Chance the Rap­per; how­ever, on “Life,” Saba says “stop com­par­ing me to peo­ple, no I am not them,” and that’s fine. He has his own sound and stands out as an artist. His re­flec­tions on liv­ing as an artist, de­pres­sion, re­la­tion­ships, love, death, trust is­sues, the dan­gers in Chicago and more show that, de­spite be­ing a known artist, he’s hu­man. Saba con­fronts his life by writ­ing

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