By Cheo Tyehimba
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:59 AM EDT
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Cuts for Luck and Scars for Freedom

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Playing both street soldier and vulnerable confessor, this Oakland-bred newcomer delivers one of the most distinctive hip-hop albums of the year. Mystic’s strengths are her lulling, Sade-like song stylings and an ability to trade lyrics with both gangsta and ”conscious” MCs. Executive-produced by Bahamadia, ”Cuts” is full of catchy-but-meaningful songs (”The Life,” ”Ghetto Bird”). Make room for Mystic.

Cuts for Luck and Scars for Freedom

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  • Music

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