Jamila Woods’ Colorful “LSD” Video Features Some Chance Acid Rap

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Jamila Woods’ contributions on Chance The Rapper’s 2016 Coloring Book were some of that album’s most essential. The Chicago, Illinois singer, poet, and educator has a long history with her peer, friend, and collaborator. From her just-formally released Heavn LP, the Windy City multi-talents re-link for the “LSD” music video. That effort was available online last year, but now is packaged as an LP.

Contrary to its title, “LSD” appears to be a drug-free experience. Instead, Jamila and Chancellor find the color and uplifting vibes in everyday life. The music video features a backyard summertime party, in addition to various Chi City street scenes and waterside vignettes.

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“A body of water inside me / Reminds me of oceans, though I’ve never known one / I’m born by a cold one / It’s only a small one compared / To the coast, I prefer it to most / I like water that don’t burn my eyes when they open / I won’t let you criticize / My city like my skin, it’s so pretty / If you don’t like it, just leave it alone,” sings Jamila in her opening verse.

Later in the video, Chance delivers a backyard verse that includes a Spike Lee nudge, and references to the MC’s strong Midwestern bloodline.

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Heavn also features peers such as Saba and NoName.