With the immense out-of-nowhere success of Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d. city, the world is wondering how rap’s new king would follow up the effort. Fear not, for Kendrick doesn’t slack off. In a new interview with Complex, the TDE artist revealed that he has around 30 to 40 songs recorded for his new album. Show More Summary
Words By Ashan “When I’m in the studio I’m looking for creativity I haven’t matched yet, a feeling I haven’t felt. It’s a high.” As Top Dawg Entertainment pushes out its fourth out of six projects due out in 2014 with the release ofShow More Summary
photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack, Milos Markicevic & Arielle Gordon Grimes / Kendrick Lamar / Slowdive The 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival wrapped up yesterday (7/20) after two previous days of fun in Chicago's Union Park. It...
Hip-Hop’s golden child, Kendrick Lamar, graces the latest issue of Complex magazine. Sitting behind a lonely typewriter, amid a pool of crumpled up drafts, K. Dot looks stern as he mulls over outdoing his landmark classic, good kid, m.A.A.d…Continue
The Compton rapper says we can expect a new album by the end of this year Read more articles like "Kendrick Lamar Has Written 30-40 New Songs for New Album" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Plus, he revisits his now-famous "Control" verse.
Rap’s most important young MC graces the cover of Complex’s August/September issue. Read the full cover story, by Insanul Ahmed, in full here. Previously: The NY Times Magazine Profiles Kendrick Lamar
Plus: Empire of the Sun, Blondie and Grimes, July 18 2014. Katrina May review. The post Tyler the Creator, Kendrick Lamar among Pemberton Music Festival Friday highlights appeared first on The Snipe News.
This week we close out "Music Video of the Day" with Sunday's headliner, Kendrick Lamar. [ more › ]
Join Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, Metric and others for the Los Angeles installment Read more articles like "Kanye West, Iggy Azaelea Added to Made in America Festival" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
R&B singer SZA is keeping good company these days. Her latest EP, "Z," features appearances from labelmate Kendrick Lamar and Chicago's own Chance the Rapper, and recently she decamped to a studio with Coldplay singer Chris Martin, recording...Show More Summary
Controversial emcee puts Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and everyone else on notice.
Hudson Project 2014 (via er_duh) Inaugural upstate NY music festival The Hudson Project went down this weekend (Friday, July 11 - Sunday, July 13) and seemed to get off to a good start with positive reviews of Kendrick Lamar, The...
Kendrick Lamar, at the Hudson Project music festival, worked the whole stage, and a live band added brawn as he showed off the shifting cadences of his rhymes.
It's the Kendrick effect! The rise to prominence of Kendrick Lamar and his soaring has paved the way for other rappers with substance! Say hello to Tre Mission! The rapper is the epitome of cool! And he does so without having to appeal to the masses or rap about club, jewelry, hos, - etc. Like, Drake, he's from Toronto [...]
New music from the TDE vocalist from DJ Kitty Cash’s, Love The Free II mixtape, due out June 22nd. Previously: SZA ft. Kendrick Lamar – Babylon (Live at Red Bull Studios)
You’re not a real rapper unless you’re sued for one of these three reasons: Illegal sampling, child support or back taxes. Kendrick Lamar is being accused of improper sampling on “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain).” The plaintiff in the case is Woolfsongs Limited, a U.K. company that manages the works of Eric Woolfson and his platinum-selling music group, The Alan Parsons Project.
The details about this video aren’t entirely clear. We don’t know when, exactly, Kendrick found his way into the XXL office to record this two-minute video of him rapping along to Eminem’s “My Name Is” plus cuts from Jigga and 50, but at some point in time, Kendrick did just that. Rap nerds, this one’s for you.
Rappers like Jay Z have been known to name drop artists in their songs. Tumblr Fly Art brings hip hop and classic paintings that much closer by pairing rap lyrics with fine art. Work by Matisse and Van Gogh meets Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West, showcasing the playfulness in art and the depth in hip hop. READ MORE »