The Healing Component

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The Healing Component
MickJenkinsTHC.jpeg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 23, 2016
Recorded2014–16
GenreHip hop
Length62:18
LabelCinematic
Producer
Mick Jenkins chronology
Waves
(2015)
The Healing Component
(2016)
Pieces of a Man
(2018)
Singles from The Healing Component
  1. "Spread Love"
    Released: August 17, 2016
  2. "Drowning"
    Released: August 25, 2016

The Healing Component is the debut studio album by American rapper Mick Jenkins. It was released on September 23, 2016, by Cinematic Music Group.[1]

Background[edit]

The album's production came from multiple contributors such as Rascal, THEMpeople, Sango, Atu, Dee Lilly, BadBadNotGood, Kaytranada, IAMNOBODI, Monte Booker, Cam O'bi and Dpat. The album features guest appearances, which includes his longtime contributors The Mind and Noname, as well as BadBadNotGood, Ravyn Lenae, J-Stock, Xavier Omar and Michael Anthony.[2]

Singles[edit]

On August 17, 2016, Mick Jenkins released "Spread Love" as the album's lead single.[3] On August 25, 2016, he released the album's second single, "Drowning", accompanied by a music video.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic79/100[5]
Review scores
SourceRating
Consequence of SoundB+[6]
Exclaim!8/10 stars[7]
HipHopDX3.8/5 stars[8]
Now Magazine3/5 stars[9]
Pitchfork7.6/10[10]

The Healing Component received generally positive reviews from music critics upon release.[citation needed] On Metacritic, the album has a weighted average score of 79 out of 100, based on seven critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[11]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."The Healing Component"
  • Rascal
  • THEMpeople
5:02
2."Spread Love"Sango3:53
3."Daniel's Bloom"
  • Sango
  • Atu
3:40
4."Strange Love"
  • THEMpeople
  • Dee Lilly
6:08
5."This Type Love?" 2:24
6."Drowning" (featuring BadBadNotGood)BadBadNotGood6:00
7."As Seen in Bethsaida" (featuring theMIND)THEMpeople2:47
8."Communicate" (featuring Ravyn Lenae)Kaytranada3:57
9."Plugged"IAMNOBODI3:55
10."1000 Xans" (featuring theMIND)Kaytranada3:15
11."Prosperity" (featuring theMIND)THEMpeople4:44
12."Fall Through"
  • Rascal
  • THEMpeople
3:53
13."Love, Robert Horry" (featuring J-Stock)THEMpeople3:36
14."Angles" (featuring Noname and Xavier Omar)
  • Monte Booker
  • THEMpeople
  • Cam O'bi
4:23
15."Fucked Up Outro" (featuring Michael Anthony)Dpat4:51
Total length:62:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[12] 156
French Albums (SNEP)[13] 101
New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)[14] 3
US Billboard 200[15] 110
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[16] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hernandez, Victoria (August 27, 2016). "Mick Jenkins "The Healing Component" Album Release Date & Tracklist". HipHopDX. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Lilah, Rose (August 26, 2016). "Mick Jenkins Reveals Tracklist For "The Healing Component"". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  3. ^ "Mick Jenkins Announces New Album The Healing Component, Shares "Spread Love": Listen". Pitchfork.com. August 17, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  4. ^ ""Drowning" [ft. BADBADNOTGOOD] by Mick Jenkins Review". Pitchfork.com. August 31, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  5. ^ "The Healing Component by Mick Jenkins". Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Album Review: Mick Jenkins – The Healing Component". Consequence of Sound. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Mick Jenkins The Healing Component". Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  8. ^ http://hiphopdx.com, HipHopDX -. "Mick Jenkins - The Healing Component Review". HipHopDX. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Christian love is the overarching theme on rapper Mick Jenkins's debut album". NOW Toronto Magazine - Think Free. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Mick Jenkins: The Healing Component Album Review | Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  11. ^ "The Healing Component by Mick Jenkins". Metacritic. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Ultratop.be – Mick Jenkins – The Healing Component" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
  13. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 39, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  14. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. October 3, 2016. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
  15. ^ "Mick Jenkins Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  16. ^ "Mick Jenkins Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 4, 2016.