Kendrick Lamar

Sep
25
Kendrick Lamar Collaborates with Lil Wayne for ‘Tha Carter V’

Lil Wayne and Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is not only working on his new album, he’s also been in the studio with Lil Wayne.

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Sep
24
Kendrick Lamar Freestyles on ‘Big Boy’s Neighborhood’

Kendrick Lamar

In addition to premiering his new single “i” yesterday, Kendrick Lamar dropped a freestyle during his visit to “Big Boy’s Neighborhood” on Power 106. Over Beanie Sigel’s “Roc the Mic” and The LOX’s “Ryde or Die, Chick” instrumentals, he shouted out his TDE labelmates and his city, and even gave Big Boy some time to shine.

His Isley Brothers-sampled song has over 2.3 million streams in 24 hours and is currently in the top 5 on iTunes.

Hear King Kendrick go off the top.

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Sep
23
Kendrick Lamar on Drake and J. Cole: ‘We Support One Another’

Kendrick Lamar

One year after releasing his explosive “Control” verse, Kendrick Lamar shook up the Internet once again with his empowering new single “i.” In an interview with “Big Boy’s Neighborhood” on Power 106, the Compton rapper reflected on the record that changed hip-hop.

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Sep
23
New Music: Kendrick Lamar – ‘i’

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King Kendrick is back. Nearly two years after releasing his debut album good kid, m.A.A.d city, TDE’s golden child returns to the mic with his anthemic new single “i.” Over a sample of the Isley Brothers’ ’70s classic “That Lady,” produced by Rahki, K-Dot spreads an uplifting message of self-love and acceptance.

“Everybody lack confidence, how many times my potential was anonymous? / How many times the city makin’ me promises, so I promise this / I love myself,” he declares.

Kendrick’s sophomore album is due later this year featuring production from Dr. Dre and TDE’s in-house producers Digi+Phonics.

“There was a lot left out of good kid—it could have been a 30-track album,” he told Rolling Stone. “There are a few new [songs] that can tie in with what I was talking about.”

Vibe out to K-Dot’s confidence booster below and get it on iTunes.

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Sep
17
Kendrick Lamar Announces New Single ‘i’

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K-Dot is coming. As Kendrick Lamar gears up for the release of his sophomore album, details are emerging about the first single.

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Sep
15
Kendrick Lamar Brings ‘Aggression and Emotion’ to New Album

Kendrick Lamar

The pressure is on. This fall Kendrick Lamar will deliver the highly-anticipated follow-up to his 2012 debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, and it promises to be worth the wait.

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Sep
11
New Music: Chris Brown f/ Kendrick Lamar – ‘Autumn Leaves’

Chris Brown and Kendrick Lamar

In just five days, Chris Brown will release his sixth album X. The star-studded set features appearances from Usher, Rick Ross, Brandy, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Jhené Aiko, R. Kelly, Trey Songz, and Kendrick Lamar, who appears on the dark ballad “Autumn Leaves,” produced by B.A.M. and RoccStar.

A somber Breezy sings about the demise of a relationship: “Before I sleep I talk to God / He must be mad with me, it’s coming / I’m confused who I’ll spend my forever with.”

K-Dot shares words of wisdom on his introspective verse. “When you make mistakes the most, one day it will make you grow,” he raps.

“I picked Kendrick because his subject matter as a lyricist is beyond everybody else’s,” Chris told Rolling Stone. “There’s a substance to what he says.”

X arrives September 16. Listen to their chilling collaboration below.

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