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Kiana Fitzgerald

The Chicago rapper’s new mixtape, Coloring Book, walks a line between the secular and the religious, bringing gospel sounds to listeners who may not have darkened the doors of a church in a while.
The story she’s telling this time, that of a woman wronged, is universal, but the way she’s delivered it is a crystal-clear representation of the black female experience.
With her new, scaled-back style, the New Jersey singer-songwriter proves that she can strip away the frills and still make us feel all of the emotions.