Meet Saba: The Chicago rapper making records with Bay Area musicians

Saba is the newest rapper out of Chicago carrying the city’s reputation for producing standards bearers in hip-hop and lyrically delivered rhymes.

Care For Me is his new album brought to life in the studio by Daoud Anthony and daedaePivot. To help translate it live, Saba brought a band to NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series.

Bay Area based musicians Daoud Anthony and Cheflee aka Imari Mubarak feature in the performance, which include the songs: "Busy/Sirens", "Logout", and "Heaven All Around Me/Life".

Get to know these names more by checking them out on Soundcloud and Bandcamp.

Daoud - Soundcloud

Cheflee - Soundcloud; Bandcamp