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First Listen: Kate Tempest, 'The Book Of Traps And Lessons'

The London rapper, poet and spoken word artist rips your heart out, offers an assessment, and then returns it with the tools to determine what needs to be done with it.
Kate Tempest's The Book of Traps and Lessons comes out June 14. Source: Julian Broad

While the world stagnates in billowing gray clouds of "what if," gulps at the oft-excruciating air of the now. She doesn't sit around wondering, she experiences it, runs her fingers through the uncertainty of it all, unafraid of the serrated edges she might find. On her new record , Tempest

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