Posts Tagged ‘kendrick lamar’

Kendrick Lamar Inspired This “Good Kid, Mad Cities” Class

Kendrick Lamar’s critical and commercial darling good Kid m.A.A.d city is renowned for its storytelling and complexity, so it’s no surprise that one English teacher from Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia has launched an English composition class... Read more »

Preview Flying Lotus’ New Album “You’re Dead!” in Audiovisual Sampler

Just last month, Flying Lotus announced that he would be releasing a new album titled You’re Dead! on October 7 via Warp Records. FlyLo returns to heighten the excitement by dropping an audiovisual sampler of the... Read more »

They Talked About Yeezus: Musicians, Celebrities, and Critics on Kanye West

Kanye West is a truly polarizing figure. Whether it's because of his music, his thoughts on fashion, politics, and life, or his propensity for award show interruptions, it seems that most people either love him or... Read more »

Hitta J3 ft. Problem, Kendrick Lamar, and YG – “Do Yo Gudda”

It’s nearly the weekend (or maybe it’s already the weekned for you #timezones), and what better way to celebrate than with a West coast posse cut featuring Kendrick Lamar, YG, and Problem on the remix of... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Will Be Debuting His Short Film m.A.A.d. at the Sundance NEXT Fest

Kendrick Lamar paints incredibly vivid tales of Compton in good kid, m.A.A.d. city, and soon, we’ll get them on the big screen. To premiere at Sundance’s first annual NEXT Fest on August 9, the Kahlil Joseph-directed,... Read more »

You’ve Got 10 Minutes: G Eazy, Kendrick Lamar, and the Changing Role of Tour Openers

It’s not hard to believe that Kanye West tends to get what he wants. According to Terrence Henderson, president of Top Dawg Entertainment, when Kanye personally asked Kendrick Lamar to open for the Yeezus tour, Kanye’s... Read more »

Trends From the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival

Now in its ninth year, Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival has transcended nitpicking about its lineup to become more of a lifestyle choice than a decision made by a careful consumer. With over 40 acts spread over... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Karaokes Eminem, 50 Cent, and Jay Z, and It’s Great

Karaoke is one of those really polarizing things that people either love or hate. I absolutely deplore karaoke, but that’s because I essentially sound like dying tone deaf cat when I try to sing. But Kendrick... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s 15 Best Guest Verses

If you ask Lupe Fiasco, Kendrick Lamar stands somewhere behind King Los and *sigh* Cassidy on the "which rapper would you select if the fate of the universe depended on pure lyricism" list. If you ask... Read more »

Mike WiLL Made It ft. Kendrick Lamar, Future, and Lil Wayne – “Buy The World”

As he builds up to the release of his new project Est In 1989 (Pt. 3), Mike WiLL Made It releases a star-studded track called “Buy The World,” with Future on hook duties, and Lil Wayne and Kendrick Lamar... Read more »

Video: Kendrick Lamar Covers Tupac’s “California Love” at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar has really cemented his position as one of West Coast’s best rappers over the past year. Last night at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the Compton native paid tribute to his predecessor, Tupac, and covered... Read more »

Video: Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys, and Hans Zimmer Perform “It’s On Again” on Jimmy Fallon

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 arrives in theater in a week (May 2), and anticipation of its release, Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys, and Hans Zimmer stopped by The Tonight Show. Together on television for the first time,... Read more »

Watch Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, & Pharrell Team Up For The “It’s On Again” Video

Alicia Keys’ collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, which was produced by Pharrell and Hans Zimmer, now has a video/trailer for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie to accompany it. The video, which features all four of the artists... Read more »

SZA ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Babylon”

SZA’s debut album is out tomorrow (April 8), and to keep anticipation high, the TDE singer has unveiled a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar. The track follows “Child’s Play” with Chance The Rapper and the smooth “Sweet November,”... Read more »

Mapping Out Kendrick Lamar’s Compton

“Two bullets in my Uncle Tony head,” goes one of the most casually gut-wrenching lines in Kendrick Lamar’s 2012 album, good kid M.a.a.D. city. “That Louis Burger never be the same,” he raps later. “A Louis... Read more »