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Rapper Kendrick Lamar released his highly anticipated album To Pimp A Butterfly this month and it immediately sparked conversation about the social-political topics it covers. This week, To Pimp A Butterfly, became Kendrick Lamar’s first number one album. Show More Summary
On the night of March 24 Kendrick Lamar performed a surprise concert on the back of a moving truck as it drove around Los Angeles trailed by a crowd of runners. The event was filmed by Reebok, for whom Lamar has previously starred in an ad campaign called "I Am". Show More Summary
I had a moment of alarm during last night’s Grammy Awards when one of the freshest voices in rap, Kendrick Lamar, appeared on stage in a white hoodie surrounded by the also-white-clad semi-rock group Imagine Dragons. It wasn’t just...Show More Summary
Looks like the leak of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly didn’t harm album sales. The album was still tracking great, and has resulted as Lamar’s first number one album in his short career. The album was originally supposed to beShow More Summary
The Veep actress is in talks for a new version of the Swedish film - Vulture Kendrick Lamar's album made a mark on history - HuffPost Entertainment This Marvel character will not be appearing in the new Avengers movie - Hitfix That time...Show More Summary
Jon Caramanica and Joe Coscarelli discuss Kendrick Lamar and the rapper's new album, “To Pimp A Butterfly.”
Drea De Matteo‘s NYC apartment was destroyed in a fire- US Weekly Kendrick Lamar shoots a music video in Compton- TMZ Shawn Mendes talks about his worst date ever- Just Jared Jr Jason Jones is exiting The Daily Show- Entertainment Weekly Read a review of Adam Sandler‘s film The Cobbler- Lainey Gossip How much does [...]
There are many historical firsts in Billboard chart history, and Kendrick Lamar just notched a pretty unique landmark: "To Pimp a Butterfly" is the first No. 1 album with the word "pimp" in its title. Billboard.com reports that the last album with "pimp" in the title that charted was Pimp C's "Pimpalation," which hit No. Show More Summary
Robert Glasper may not be a big name in pop music, but the chances that you’ve heard him are growing by the day. Although he’s primarily a jazz pianist, he’s recorded with a wide range of rappers and R&B artists, including Common, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Norah Jones, and Snoop Dogg. Show More Summary
[[tmz:video id="0_066rhyr6"]] Kendrick Lamar's streak of cool performances continued with a trip to his hometown of Compton... where he was shooting a music video at a swap meet. This wasn't just any swap meet... it's the legendary Compton…
Here's a double dose of good news for Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly is his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200; it's also anyone's first time getting the word "pimp" to the top of the chart. The next highest-charting album with pimp in its title was Pimp... More »
Kendrick Lamar has scored his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, knocking the Empire soundtrack out of the top spot. But what else was in the Top 10? The post Billboard 200: Kendrick Lamar Scores First No. 1 Album, Unseats ‘Empire’ Soundtrack appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.
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Way before the frenzy surrounding the release of To Pimp A Butterfly erupted, Kendrick Lamar caused another mini-stir when he performed a moving, untitled, jazzy, funky song as the last musical guest on The Colbert Report. One of his collaborators on the song (and extensively on Butterfly and elsewhere), Terrace Martin, already talked about how […]
Releasing a rap album the week after Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly is either an act of profound courage or profound insanity, which, hypothetically, makes Action Bronson the perfect rapper to do it. In 2015 the world of hip-hop is (once again) the Lamar Estate, and everyone else is renting, precariously. Show More Summary
2015 has given us a great year thus far in black artistry and cultural expression. On television, we have seen more of our stories being told by people who look like us, thanks to the incredible work of Shonda Rimes, Lee Daniels, and many more. Show More Summary
“King Kunta” is a knotty and troubled song. But in the context of Kendrick Lamar’s complicated-as-fuck new album To Pimp A Butterfly, it’s also a rare burst of funk and swagger. It makes sense, then, that “King Kunta” will be the next track from the album to get the video treatment. Kendrick is currently filming […]
Photo via Facebook Kendrick Lamar recently shot the video for "King Kunta" from To Pimp a Butterfly. As Complex reports, the shoot took place at the Compton Swap Meet, filmed by Director X. Watch some behind-the-scenes footage below. Read "On Kendrick Lamar and Black Humanity" here.
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