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Kendrick Lamar reveals that “Alright,” which has become the anthem of a generation, almost didn’t happen, according to the Business Insider. The 29-year-old rapper became a sensation last year when his album To Pimp a Butterfly was released.
I can’t get enough of Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” performance at the 2015 BET Awards pic.twitter.com/RhSKVyhKB6
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Kendrick Lamar and Rick Rubin, both made profound impacts on hip-hop though surprisingly have never met before.
In the latest GQ Style cover with Kendrick, the magazine made the two meet and Kendrick Lamar was interviewed by Rick Rubin. Kendrick met Rubin in the legendary producer’s Shari La Studios in Malibu, California. They spoke about […]
The crowd at Schoolboy Q’s show in L.A. last night (October 20) was already pretty hype to begin with, but the craziness ramped way the hell up when Kendrick Lamar stepped onstage.
K. Dot generously crashed Groovy Q’s raucous Blank Face tour to perform his Untitled Unmastered cut “Levitate.” The TDE brothers were joined onstage […]
Rumor has it that Kendrick Lamar charges $250K a feature. With this said this pretty much means he had a good 2016. After all he was featured on
“Freedom” “New Cupid” “Survive” “That Part” “Pat’s Wrong” “Holy Key” “The Greatest” “Really Doe” “Goosebumps” “God is Fair, Sex Nasty” and more!
With this said he’s been […]
Kendrick Lamar has never been shy about his struggles with depression.
The subject colored many of the lyrics on his critically acclaimed 2015 album To Pimp a Butterfly, in which he opens up about spells of sadness in a raw emotional manner.
Kaiser is repurposing some of these rhymes in a new ad encouraging […]
Presented in black and white with heightened contrast between the two, the music video for Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” begins with a scream and a monologue on struggle.
“I remember you was conflicted Misusing your influence Sometimes I did the same Abusing my power, full of resentment Resentment that turned into a deep depression Found myself […]
Maroon 5’s new single “Don’t Wanna Know (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” heads to radio on the night of 10/11. The video will arrive on 10/14.
Maroon 5’s new single “Don’t Wanna Know (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” officially goes for pop radio adds on October 18, but it will begin receiving airplay almost a full week before.
Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful” is the highest ranking of three additions to the Top 20 at pop radio.
Played ~5,314 times during the October 2-8 tracking period (+834), “Scars” earns #16 on this week’s Mediabase pop chart. It was #21 last week.
Sia’s “The Greatest (featuring Kendrick Lamar)” also earns a Top 20 […]
Maroon 5 have something up their sleeves, and it’s about new music. After over two years since the release of their last album, V, the band is ready to head into the next era – they’ll be coming out with a new single called “I Don’t Want To Know” featuring a guest spot by none […]
azz musician Kamasi Washington was one of an elite few who worked side-by-side with Kendrick Lamar on the Compton rapper’s To Pimp A Butterfly (TPAB) album.
A year and a half after the Grammy Award-winning album dropped, Washington, who assisted with strings on the album, has offered a glimpse at what it was like in […]
It was his grandkids hanging out in his studio in Florida, funk legend George Clinton says, who indirectly led him to connect with a handful of the freshest stars of the West Coast’s progressive hip-hop and electronic music scene, and now this weekend a shared stage at the Hollywood Bowl.
“They were the ones […]
Lil Wayne shook the hip-hop world last weekend when he announced he’s feeling “mentally defeated” and plans to retire from rap. Drake, Young Thug, Missy Elliot, and Chance the Rapper were among his colleagues who weighed in and sent Weezy their support, and now Kendrick Lamar has added his voice to the mix.
Early this […]
Mac Miller’s The Divine Feminine arrives on September 16. So far we have heard Anderson .Paak collaboration “DANG!” and “We,” featuring CeeLo Green. With less than 10 days until the release, Miller shared an iTunes pre-order link complete with the full 10-song tracklist, and featured artists, overnight. Kendrick Lamar will appear on the album closer […]
According to Scott, his connection with Kendrick Lamar stemmed from a meeting at the MTV Movie Awards. “He came up to me and was just like, ‘Yo, man, I fuck with your music. It’s super dope and inspirational,’” he told Billboard. “That’s one of the things that made me want to keep working on my […]
Fresh off her 2018 Tony Awards nomination for “She Loves Me” and her even more recent appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” impersonating Melania Trump, Laura Benanti brings her new cabaret show, “Tales From Soprano Aisle,” to Feinstein’s at the Nikko.
The title pokes fun at the ingenuous, deadly serious roles in which […]
A J. Cole/Kendrick Lamar collaborative project has been rumored to either be in the works or already completed since the two worked together on K Dot’s Section 80 album.
We’ve had hints, denials and even lyrics about the possibility of the two superstars finally putting out a full work of art on wax. There’s even […]
Danny Brown has detailed his new album, the follow-up to 2013’s Old. As previously revealed on Twitter, it’s called Atrocity Exhibition and it’s coming out September 30 via Warp. Today, via Rolling Stone, he’s revealed the tracklist, which features Kendrick Lamar, Earl Sweatshirt, Kelela, Ab-Soul, B-Real, and Petite Noir, as well as production from Evian […]
Fans of Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole have long been clamoring for a potential collaboration between the two artists. It seems fans are set to be disappointed, however, due to the latest legal battles of Lamar.
Recent media attention has come to Kendrick Lamar over legal battles regarding his album To Pimp A Butterfly […]
Though fans have had to watch another Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight release date come and go, Travi$ Scott did debut some new music on the inaugural episode of his “.Wav” radio show on Beats 1. He kicked off the show with a new BITTSM track, “The Hooch,” produced by Boi-1da. He went on […]
In case there was any doubt that the First Family was more hip than yours, consider this definite proof.
President Obama is ringing in his 55th year with a star-studded birthday bash at the White House Friday, inviting music power couple Beyoncé and Jay Z, along with the president’s favorite rapper, Kendrick Lamar.
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Although the collaboration album of Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole was announced four years ago, there’s no confirmed piece of information that can prove that the two have already started working on the project. With this, rumors claiming that the planned collaboration album has been shelved is growing louder and louder more than ever.
Kendrick Lamar took the main stage at the inaugural Panorama festival in New York City on Saturday night, to the biggest crowd Randall’s Island has seen thus far this weekend. Performing with a full band, Lamar blasted through favorites from 2012’s good kid, m.A.A.d city, and got fans jumping to “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe” […]
What of the next World Cup in Russia 2018? While Hodgson puts together briefing notes on how and why England slipped into and out of South America almost unnoticed, it is to be hoped a close eye was kept on how the rest of the World Cup played out.
Apart from brief spells against Italy, […]
The self-professed purveyor of “Persian trap music” has once more turned to American television as a source of inspiration for one of his clever, genre-bending remixes. Previously, ASADI miraculously united Kanye West with SpongeBob SquarePants. The time has now come to abandon whimsical, colorful Bikini Bottom for the much drearier environment of Scranton, Pa. ASADI’s […]
Fresh off the chart-topping release of untitled unmastered., Kendrick Lamar performed a portion of his new single “untitled 07 | levitate” during the NCAA March Madness Music Festival at Discovery Green in Houston on Saturday (Apr. 2).
But before rocking the Texas crowd, K-Dot also stopped by “The #FinalFour Show” on TBS for a fun […]
Fans have been waiting for the Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole album, and recent reports suggest that it might be well on its way to the market.
According to hotnewhiphop, a video has been uploaded to the Cole World fan site, which shows the rapper composing beats in a studio. Dreamville producer Ron Gilmore […]
It is only on a rare occasion when two of the greatest rap artists of this generation decides to do a collaboration. In the case of Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, the public has been waiting for the developments of their much-awaited collaboration since it was first reported in 2013 that they are down to […]
El gran anuncio del gobierno de Mauricio Macri será la reforma política y electoral. La novedad es que desarrollará un sistema propio de boleta única electrónica y, de ese modo, no tendrá que licitar ni contratar a una empresa proveedora que preste el servicio, ni las máquinas y el software para los proximos comicios, ni […]
Back in March, rapper Kendrick Lamar brought a boy named Logan from Houston onstage while he was singing his song about depression, “u,” at Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. After singling him out, Lamar said, “The reason I brought him on stage is because he was singing that shit with his motherfucking heart out, you […]
The main action for the 2017 NCAA men’s basketball tournament gets underway Thursday, March 19, but the viral phenomenon known as March Madness officially sets in on Monday, March 16. That is when workers across the country begin clogging the company internet with efforts to craft a winning bracket for their workplace and non-workplace betting […]
Kendrick Lamar will mark his return to the Essence Festival main stage when the 22nd annual celebration revisits the New Orleans Superdome from June 30 to July 3. Lamar, who recently took home five Grammy Awards, became the first rapper to close out the festival on his first appearance there last year.
Essence Festival 2015 […]
When you think of music in 2015, you have to think of Kendrick Lamar. To Pimp a Butterfly recently scored 11 Grammy nominations, more than any other artist, and “Alright” became an anthem for the Black Lives Matter movement against police abuse.
Lamar grew up in Compton, Calif., in the ’80s and ’90s, surrounded by […]
The rapper is one of 2015’s biggest stars, thanks to his commercially and critically adored “To Pimp a Butterfly.” The album helped him earn 11 Grammy nominations going into next year, the most of any act.
He closed out Sunday in front of the weekend’s biggest crowd, just before the Miss Universe Pageant. Lamar sauntered […]
While everyone was out searching for great sales, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole were busy cooking up fire freestyles over each other’s hits. First up, we find Kendrick rapping over the Vinylz-produced beat from “A Tale of 2 Citiez,” from J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album.
Then J. Cole gives a supercharged performance over […]
Kendrick Lamar performed in front of a sold-out hometown crowd on Wednesday night, (Nov. 11), as part of his Kunta’s Groove Sessions Tour. Fans at The Wiltern in L.A. were so amped about it, in fact, that when K. Dot tried to end the show, something inspiring happened.
Out of nowhere, the crowd started chanting […]
The acclaimed lyricist and rapper has been performing one-off festival appearances since the record came out, but those shows have focused on his entire oeuvre, not solely on the progressive, jazz-filled vibe of “Butterfly.” He’s included “King Kunta” and “i” in set lists, but hasn’t offered an immersive experience with a full band. That will […]
Public Enemy released its Man Plans God Laughs album in July. Chuck D, the group’s frontman and one of its producers, examined with Rolling Stone eight songs from other artists, some of whom the group has sampled and has been inspired by.
Among them was N.W.A’s landmark 1988 single “Fuck Tha Police.”
“Police one-sidedness seemed […]
Kendrick Lamar has, in ways more subtle and quite explicit, spent his career in conversation with Tupac Shakur.
Lamar is the North Star of a new generation of L.A. hip-hop artists who grew up with Shakur’s ruminative ’90s catalog, and who are updating its themes for contemporary times. To judge by the smash hit success […]