Mick Jenkins is readying his debut album for a September release, and perhaps naturally, unveils a new single featuring Canadian jazz instrumental group BadBadNotGood. Jenkins appeared on the group's album, IV, which dropped in July, and the two have collaborated in the past on such sings as "On the Map." Their working history continues then with "Drowning" a new single off Mick's upcoming The Healing Component that comes with a new visually stunning and stirring video.

Directed by Nathan R. Smith, the video shows Jenkins escaping what looks to be a life of slavery, lyrics like "I can't breathe" and "when the real hold you down, you s'posed to drown, right?" transporting those themes to a more modern context. At the video's conclusion, the tables are turned between Jenkins, his fellow oppressed and the ones who, literally here, are trying to keep them below water, but Mick shows a greater mercy, letting them float on rather than sink at his hand.

The Healing Component is set to drop on Sept. 23, with Jenkins saying of the album, "It’s so easy to hate, have a negative opinion. I want to actively talk about love – what it is, what it means to people, what it looks like and in just mere conversation that energy might be transferred. But with the music, that is precisely what we aim to do.” Jenkins had previously released "Spread Love," with his album available for preorder via iTunes.

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