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New Music: Mike WiLL Made-It f/ Future, Lil Wayne, & Kendrick Lamar – ‘Buy the World’ [Snippet]

Buy the World

In between producing for everyone from Miley to Mariah, Mike WiLL Made-It is readying his solo album Est. in 1989 Pt. 3.

The super-producer enlists the all-star trifecta of Future, Lil Wayne, and Kendrick Lamar for “Buy the World,” the follow-up to his smash “23″ featuring Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, and Miley Cyrus.

Weezy and Kendrick explode over the motivational track, while Future delivers a sing-song hook: “Tell me what you think we hustle for / I just wanna buy the world, do the impossible.”

The full song hits iTunes on Tuesday. Listen to a snippet below.

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Dr. Dre Is Working on Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre may be a billionaire, but he hasn’t abandoned music. Apple’s newest employee is working on Kendrick Lamar’s upcoming album.

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SZA and Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘Babylon’

Kendrick Lamar and SZA

SZA brought her Z EP to life during an intimate show at Red Bull Studios in L.A. last night. TDE’s first lady performed the project in full alongside some special guests including Kendrick Lamar, who joined her for the first performance of their duet “Babylon.”

Mac Miller also hit the stage for “Ur,” one of two songs he produced for Z.

“Thank you to the fucking incredible @MacMiller for grabbing that guitar and playing ‘UR’ on the spot like an angel <3 bless you love,” tweeted SZA.

REVOLT was on the scene and captured footage. Watch below.

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Kendrick Lamar Covers ‘California Love’ at iHeartRadio Music Awards

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Ain’t no party like a West Coast party. Kendrick Lamar brought Compton to the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday. The TDE rapper paid tribute to his city and idols Tupac and Dr. Dre with a cover of their 1995 classic “California Love.”

He was also joined by 150 of his closest fans, who rocked TDE shirts as they stood alongside him on stage.

Watch K-Dot put it down for his city.

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Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘It’s On Again’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Alicia Keys

Super hero status. Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar teamed up to perform their Amazing Spider-Man 2 theme song “It’s On Again” on Friday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Wearing a Dodgers cap and hoodie, the TDE rapper kicked things off with his explosive verse while Alicia sat at the piano. With some help from composer Hans Zimmer and The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, she belted out the Pharrell-produced song, which appears during the closing credits of the film.

The movie’s star Jamie Foxx also hit the piano to perform some unsexy words in a sexy way—from “clammy” to “Tupperware.”

Watch all the superstar talent below.

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Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, & Pharrell Attend ‘Spider-Man 2′ Premiere

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz

The superstars came out for the super hero premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in New York on Thursday.

Superwoman Alicia Keys coordinated outfits with her husband Swizz Beatz, who turned the red carpet into a family affair, bringing along his mother and brother.

Jamie Foxx, who stars as villain Electro in the comic book sequel, was all smiles as he stepped out with his cute date, his daughter Annalise. The four-year-old Spidey fan donned blue face makeup to mimic her dad’s character.

The self-proclaimed “King of New York,” Kendrick Lamar, was decked out in denim with a Yankees cap and white Chuck Taylors, while Pharrell Williams looked comfy in his signature hat, torn jeans, a Billionaire Girls Club hoodie, and Uggs.

During the after-party, Alicia teamed up with Kendrick, Pharrell, and composer Hans Zimmer for the first performance of “It’s On Again,” which appears on the movie soundtrack.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens nationwide on May 2.

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


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

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