With its stripped-down setting, NPR’s Tiny Desk Live performance simply exposes any flaws in an artist’s dwell performances, however East Atlanta rapper JID got here ready with a meticulously crafted seven-song set highlighting each his prodigious rapping skills and vocal pipes. If the Dreamville rhymer hadn’t talked about it was put collectively together with his dwell band in solely “a few days,” no person would have been in a position to inform.
After kicking off the set with “Galaxy,” the opener from his newest album, The Ceaselessly Story, JID went again in time by operating via rearranged variations of “Working Out” and “Off da Zoinkys” from his 2018 LP DiCaprio 2 after which turned up for “By no means,” a hard-hitting minimize from his debut album, The By no means Story, that he referred to as one in all his favourite songs ever.
JID adopted up by looping again to The Ceaselessly Story for the family-oriented “Sistanem” earlier than busting into the earlier Rap Track of the Week “Encompass Sound.” He closed out the set by exhibiting off his vocal prowess with a non secular efficiency of “Kody Blu 31.”
Watch JID’s full Tiny Desk Live performance beneath.
The Ceaselessly Story practically earned JID his first Prime 10 on the Billboard 200, coming into the chart at No. 12 throughout its first week. This marked a sizeable bounce from DiCaprio 2, which debuted at No. 41. The album was preceded by the aforementioned “Encompass Sound” and “Dance Now” that includes Kenny Mason.