Kendrick Lamar

Apr
21
Drake, Kendrick Lamar, & Pharrell to Perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Drake

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Pharrell Williams are among the performers for the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

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Apr
14
Video: Alicia Keys f/ Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell – ‘It’s On Again’

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys debuts the video for her super hero anthem “It’s On Again” for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. The cinematic clip, which was shot in downtown L.A., co-stars Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, and composer Hans Zimmer, and features footage from the movie.

The soundtrack arrives April 22, while the film opens in U.S. theaters on May 2.

Watch the superstars join forces for the super hero soundtrack.

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Apr
8
Video: Alicia Keys f/ Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell Williams – ‘It’s On Again’ [Teaser]

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys unleashes her super powers in the cinematic trailer for “It’s On Again” for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. The suspenseful 45-second clip, which was shot in downtown L.A., features appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, and composer Hans Zimmer.

The soundtrack arrives April 22 featuring another song from Pharrell (“Here”), while the film opens in U.S. theaters on May 2.

Get a sneak peek at the coming attraction below.

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Apr
7
New Music: SZA f/ Kendrick Lamar – ‘Babylon’

Z

Kendrick Lamar joins his TDE labelmate SZA on the album version of her song “Babylon,” for which she previously released a video. The Compton MC drops a dark verse over the ethereal song, produced by DJ Dahi.

SZA’s 10-track album Z hits iTunes on Tuesday featuring appearances from Isaiah Rashad and Chance the Rapper.

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Mar
31
New Music: Alicia Keys f/ Kendrick Lamar – ‘It’s On Again’ [Produced by Pharrell]

It's On Again

Alicia Keys joins forces with Kendrick Lamar on “It’s On Again” for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Produced by Pharrell Williams, the upbeat, yet foreboding number kicks off with a fiery verse from Kendrick before Alicia chimes in with her silky vocals.

“Working with such talented artists like Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar, and the king of movie scores, Hans Zimmer, was an incredible experience,” said Alicia, who recently shot a video in L.A. “What I love most about our song ‘It’s On Again’ from The Amazing Spider-Man is the message that we all have the potential to be extraordinary. That is something I believe in. We can all be superheroes in our own lives!”

The soundtrack arrives April 22 featuring another song from Pharrell (“Here”), while the film opens in U.S. theaters on May 2.

Listen to Alicia’s blockbuster collaboration below.

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Mar
13
Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q Take Over iTunes Festival

Kendrick Lamar

While Kanye West and Jay Z were headlining a show for Samsung at South by Southwest, Kendrick Lamar and his TDE family took over the second night of the iTunes Festival at ACL Live at the Moody Theatre on Wednesday in Austin.

TDE’s newest signee Isaiah Rashad kicked things off, showcasing his Cilvia Demo EP, followed by ScHoolboy Q, who performed a 35-minute set consisting of cuts off his No. 1 album Oxymoron.

King Kendrick opened his set with “m.A.A.d City,” performing tracks off his mixtape Section.80 and his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city. Jay Rock surprised the crowd with his verse on “Money Trees” and his own song “Hood Gone Love It,” while SZA filled in on “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe.”

Watch TDE’s SXSW invasion below.

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Mar
12
New Music: YG f/ Kendrick Lamar – ‘Really Be (Smokin N Drinkin)’

My Krazy Life

Things ain’t always what they seem. YG gets candid with fellow Compton MC Kendrick Lamar on “Really Be (Smokin N Drinkin).” On the introspective cut, produced by Ty Dolla $ign, YG opens up about the pressures in his life—from providing for his family to protecting himself.

“If I don’t make it with this rap shit, ni**a, I might be homeless,” he confesses, while K-Dot gets real about his past.

“Meanwhile, I’m grindin’ ’cause drug money ain’t like rap money / Four white kilos, snow bunny, equals one whole show, dummy,” he raps.

YG’s debut My Krazy Life drops March 18 featuring Drake, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Rich Homie Quan, and more.

Listen to their confessional cut below.

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