new music: chicago rapper saba conjures ambient coolness in seductive, ken ross produced ‘symmetry’

August 4, 2016

A play on the theory that physical beauty can be quantified in terms of facial symmetry, ‘Symmetry’ is about the spiritual beauty of a balanced life. It’s when the stars are aligned in your favor and everything just clicks. “‘Symmetry’ is about finding your other half, or better half, even,” SABA told Nylon. “They say the most beautiful people have symmetrical features, and that that’s what beauty is. I tried to take that concept and expand on it to say that symmetry in life is when everything lines up, things just start to make sense.” Listen to ‘Symmetry’, below.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

Picture credit: Bryan Lamb

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