Album Cover: Kendrick Lamar - 'To Pimp a Butterfly'
After announcing the release date last week, Kendrick Lamar has unveiled the cover and possible title for his sophomore album. The Compton MC took to Instagram on Tuesday night to post the black-and-white artwork, which shows his homies wildin’ out in front of the White House, while a judge lies on the floor with his eyes X’d out.
It’s unclear what the title is, but it may be To Pimp a Butterfly based on Kendrick’s caption.
“Don’t all dogs go to heaven? Don’t Gangsta’s boogie? Do owl shit stank? Lions, Tigers & Bears. But TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY. Its the American dream nigga….” – lil Homie.
The follow-up to his 2012 debut good kid, m.A.A.d city drops March 23 featuring 16 tracks including “The Blacker the Berry.”
The album is now available for pre-order on iTunes.
UPDATE: According to Rolling Stone, Kendrick’s album is called To Pimp a Butterfly.
“That will be taught in college courses someday,” he said of the project, which he describes as “honest, fearful, and unapologetic.”