Posts Tagged ‘kendrick lamar’

Rapping for Famous Rappers

Getting into the rap game takes serious work. There are seemingly endless ways to approach it, but getting noticed is the hardest part. Many rappers seem to think getting face to face with already established rappers... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

Kendrick’s Newest Track Annotated On Genius By Pulitzer-Winning Author Michael Chabon

Kendrick Lamar’s newest track, “The Blacker The Berry,” is exactly the kind of hard-hitting, incisive piece of cultural critique we’ve come to expect from the Compton-bred rapper. Music critics have long rejoiced at Kendrick’s lyrical urgency, and now... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar – “The Blacker The Berry”

Kendrick Lamar won two Grammys (Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song) last night for “i,” but he’s keeps it moving today with “The Blacker The Berry.” Instead of sticking with the same direction as “i,” Kendrick... Read more »

Flying Lotus Played Alternate Version of “Never Catch Me” feat. Kendrick Lamar During His First BBC Residency Show

Flying Lotus just recently started his residency at BBC Radio 1 and he started off pretty strong. Throughout his first show, FlyLo played a wide variety of music, as any fan of his would expect. He... Read more »

Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut a New Song Backed By Bilal and Thundercat on “The Colbert Report”

Last night, Kendrick Lamar was the final musical guest on The Colbert Report, and, just as he did on SNL, Kendrick delivered a stunning performance that is worth watching again and again. With a backing band that included... Read more »

Download Mike WiLL Made-It’s “Ransom” Mixtape, ft. Kendrick Lamar, Young Thug, iLoveMakonnen, and More

There are a lot of producers in Atlanta who are killing it right now, but none who have as many hits under their belt as Mike WiLL Made-It. With a track record like his, getting big-name features... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of 2014

Music videos are an increasingly important component of an artist's career, especially new artists introducing themselves via social media and blogs. Whether showing a twerking pop star or a stand-in actor for an anonymous artist, videos... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Says He Wants To Influence a Younger Generation to Avoid Violence

Kendrick Lamar is an artist that understands the power of his voice, frequently using it to speak out on issues in the world. Speaking with MTV, Lamar made this clear again with his wishes to influence a... Read more »

Take a Tour of Compton With Kendrick Lamar

If you’re going to ride through Compton, Kendrick Lamar might be one of the best tour guides you’ll come across. For his new Reebok ad, K. Dot takes us through his beloved city and explains that... Read more »

Punch feat. Kendrick Lamar – “25”

Top Dawg Entertainment has had a very busy and successful year and it doesn’t look like they’re already creating the blueprint for a successful 2015 as well. While fans have been enjoying recent releases from Ab-Soul,... Read more »

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Stunning Saturday Night Live Performance

Kendrick Lamar was the music guest on SNL last night, his second appearance, playing two recently released songs, the divisive “i” and “Pay For It” with Jay Rock and Chantal. The big talking point, though, was Kendrick’s appearance—he was wearing all... Read more »

Listen to the Kendrick Lamar Verse on “Eyes Above” That Was Cut From Flying Lotus’ “You’re Dead!”

By now, fans of Flying Lotus’ recent album Your Dead! are familiar with Kendrick Lamar’s feature on “Never Catch Me” but apparently there was originally meant to be another feature from Kendrick. In an interview with... Read more »

Here’s “Backseat Shake Off,” the Inevitable Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift Mash-Up

If you didn’t see this one coming, you don’t get the internet. The internet went crazy for a video of Taylor Swift rapping along to Kendrick Lamar’s “Backseat Freestyle,” and again for a video of Kendrick Lamar... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Says People Need to Let Go of His Rumored Drake Feud

Kendrick Lamar, who just released the music video for “i,” stopped by Power 105’s “The Breakfast Club” to talk about his good kid, m.A.A.d. city follow-up and his rumored feud with Drake. K. Dot says people need... Read more »