Kevin Parker photo by Matt Sav; Kendrick Lamar photo by Jordi Vidal/Getty Images; Brittany Howard photo by Brantley Gutierrez "Music’s Biggest Night" has a new night. Jeez, that sounds like a promo for an old network television show—and...Show More Summary
Those paying attention to the sound of contemporary Los Angeles as imagined by Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly," nominated for an album of the year Grammy, might have noted a mysterious musician named Thundercat lurking in the background. In late 2014 and 2015, he seemed to be everywhere....
Kendrick Lamar's sprawling, incisive, virtuosic To Pimp a Butterfly is the best album of 2015. Rolling Stone said it. Entertainment Weekly agrees. So did the Guardian, so does Pitchfork and so did a whole bunch of other places too. But will the Grammy voters agree? Hip-hop's relationship with the Grammys has been rocky at best. When Run-D.M.C....
Betting margins can offer clues to the average observer looking for some insight on what to expect from music's biggest night. So here are some Vegas-informed thoughts on who will take home the four major awards and more on Monday in Los Angeles.
With Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna among the list of highly anticipated performances, we’re expecting this year’s 58th Annual Grammy Awards to be nothing short of a very ??memorable event. In celebration of the Grammy's, which will airShow More Summary
When Kendrick Lamar arrives at the Grammy Awards to accept applause for his album of the year-nominated "To Pimp a Butterfly," the Compton-born rapper, lyricist and producer will be representing not only himself and his city: He'll also be carrying a community's worth of creators who contributed...
"The New Cupid" shows just how versatile BJ can get.
BJ The Chicago Kid Drops Bangin’ New Slow Jam “The New Cupid” Featuring Kendrick Lamar If you haven’t heard of BJ The Chicago Kid, then you need to slap yourself and get up on it. His new album In My
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Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, and more.
On February 15, the music world will come together for the 58th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in LA. Among the night’s performers are Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Adele, Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd. As the country watches... via JustLuxe.com
BJ The Chicago Kid gets some assistance from Kendrick Lamar on this new record titled “The New Cupid”. This is taken from his upcoming album In My Mind in stores February 19. Listen below.
Photo via BJ the Chicago Kid's Facebook BJ the Chicago Kid's new album, In My Mind, features guest spots from Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, Big K.R.I.T., and more. Today, he's shared "The New Cupid," his collaboration with Kendrick. You can stream it below, via NPR. The rest of the album is streaming, too; you can also find that below. In My Mind is out February 19.
(Originally published on Grammy.com) In between Good Kid, M.A.A.D City and To Pimp A Butterfly, a 2014 trip to South Africa changed Kendrick Lamar. As he toured the country?--?visiting historic sites such as Nelson Mandela's jail cell on Robben Island?--?his worldview broadened, and so did his music. Show More Summary
The Grammys have misused their influence for three straight decades. Outside of flat earth society champions, no collective body has been so consistently incorrect. The Recording Academy didn’t recognize hip-hop as a worthy album art form until 1996. Young MC, Arrested Development and Iggy Azalea own statuettes, but Nas, 2Pac,...
Sounds like: Jay Rock, Curen$y, Scarface Song: Freddie Gibbs - Money, Cash, Hoes What's so good? After adding his own verse to Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar's "No More Parties In L.A." and giving it a gangster edge as "Cocaine Parties...Show More Summary
The Grammys are this coming Monday night, and there is a lot of speculation about the biggest category of the evening: Album of the Year. Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Alabama Shakes, Chris Stapleton, and The Weeknd are the nominees, and all five of them have proven themselves worthy of the [...]
As protest marches broke out in cities across America last summer in response to police violence against African-Americans, the chorus of Kendrick Lamar's hit single "Alright" could be heard in the streets. "Do you hear me? Do you feel me? We gon' be alright," the chorus declares. It was an explicit...
Whoah! As if quoting Taylor Swift lyrics and clean versions of Kendrick Lamar lyrics directed at ex Kendall Jenner wasn’t enough, Harry Styles is now pillaging the work of random photographers…and he’s not even giving them credit! Harry Styles got into a bit of a pickle recently when he posted an Instagram snap and failed... Show More Summary
The biggest gathering of talents from the music industry is all set to happen on Feb. 15 as the Grammy's will hand out gold gramophone trophies once more to artists who have made an impact in last year's music scene. According to Billboard, Kendrick Lamar leads the roster of nominees as he garnered 11 nominations from the award-giving body. Show More Summary