Posts Tagged ‘kendrick lamar’

“Hip-Hop Is Not The Problem”: Kendrick Lamar Responds To Geraldo Rivera

Last Sunday at the BET awards, Kendrick Lamar gave one of the show’s most compelling performances for his “Alright,” in which he rapped the inspirational song atop vandalized police cars. However, not everyone was a fan... Read more »

Rap Makes a Strong Showing in Mid-Year Sales Report

Today, Nielsen Soundscan released their mid-year sales reports, which notably highlight three categories: the top ten albums including streams and single sales, the top ten albums using traditional sales, and the top ten selling digital songs. In 2014, in... Read more »

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Stunning “Alright” Video

After an excellent performance of “Alright” at the BET Awards (complete with a new verse), Kendrick Lamar has today released the song’s official video. Shot in black and white in various locations across California, it’s a beautiful... Read more »

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform “Alright” With A New Verse At The BET Awards

Kendrick Lamar just performed To Pimp A Butterfly‘s “Alright” at the BET Awards in Los Angeles—performed is perhaps the wrong word, since what he really did was absolutely destroy it. Surrounded by dancers, backed by a shredded... Read more »

Best Albums of 2015 (So Far)

For all the drama surrounding the music industry in 2015 thus far, the output has been great. We've already received albums from rap's heavyweights, enjoyed a couple of welcome rock comebacks courtesy of Blur and Modest... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Surprises Crowd at Chance The Rapper’s Teens in the Park Fest

Chance The Rapper is full of surprises. Just a couple weeks ago, he shared the exciting news that he would be curating the first Teens in the Park festival in Chicago. Since he’s been hosting the... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Adds Two Verses to Jidenna’s “Classic Man”

If you’re not up on Jidenna as of yet, let us put you on. The Midwest artist is signed to Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Records and will be featured on the upcoming Wondaland Presents: The Eephus compilation... Read more »

Best Songs of 2015 (So Far)

2015 is halfway done, and the music industry is a mess. But the music is as good as ever, and to prove it we count down our favorite songs of the year so far.... Read more »

“I Am Trayvon Martin”: Kendrick Lamar On His Inspiration For “The Blacker The Berry” (And His Next Album)

In a new interview with The Guardian, Kendrick Lamar delves into some of the political frustrations that inspired his most recent album, To Pimp A Butterfly. “This album was therapy for me,” he says, acknowledging that... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Wavves, Disclosure, and Kendrick Lamar

This week on Twitter: – Wavves wonders about Bono – Disclosure teases round 2 – Kendrick Lamar thanks Lil B and Wayne Here is the week on twitter and a GIF of a really happy baby... Read more »