Kendrick Lamar Responds To Geraldo Rivera’s Comments Kendrick Lamar is clapping back in the most positive way possible. The rapper tackled Geraldo Rivera’s commentary on his BET Awards performance, and pointed out how the news host is simply trying
Photo by Jessica Lehrman During the BET Awards, Kendrick Lamar performed his To Pimp a Butterfly track "Alright" while standing on a vandalized police car. This was not to the liking of the pundits on Fox News, who accused Lamar of inciting violence. Show More Summary
"Hip-hop is not the problem. Our reality is the problem of the situation."
Hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar responded to criticism from Fox's Geraldo Rivera that hip-hop has damaged young African-Americans more than racism. Lamar explained that hip-hop is an expression that actually keeps young black men out of...Show More Summary
Kendrick Lamar is firing back at his critics... telling us they're using his BET Awards performance to stir up fake controversy -- instead of focusing on the real message of his new hit song, "Alright." Kendrick…
by Sadaaf Mamoon photo: Kendrick Lamar at Sweetlife Fest 2015 (more by Mimi Hong) Ever find your life lacking substantial entertainment? Well, if so, it's a good thing our pals at Fox News exist to flip that occasional boredom on...
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I'm an asshole Kendrick Lamar is a Compton-born rapper. You remember "Boys in the Hood"? That's where he grew up. BET (Black Entertainment Television) had its awards show Sunday night and Lamar, as a luminary in the hip-hop community,...Show More Summary
Kendrick Lamar tackles apartheid and discrimination in his new music video for “Alright,” the fourth single from his latest album ‘To Pimp a Butterfly.’ In the video, Kendrick pulls off a number of impressive stunts, hovering through the streets, hanging upside down, and standing on top of a street light outside of the Staples Center. Show More Summary
The song was already a force to be reckoned with—a declaration of triumph over tragedy. But when Kendrick Lamar put it in the hands of director Colin Tilley (of Nicki Minaj “Anaconda” fame) for a visual treatment, it got a brand newShow More Summary
Kendrick does not appear, but still worth a watch. Bilal’s new album In Another Life is out now. Previously: Bilal ft. Big K.R.I.T. – Pleasure Toy | Kendrick Lamar – Alright (Video)
Two days after his opening performance at this year’s annual BET Awards, Kendrick Lamar unleashed the video for his “Alright." Produced by Pharrell Williams, "Alright" is the third single off Lamar's latest album "To Pimp A Butterfly."...Show More Summary
Here’s a behind the scenes look at Kendrick’s photoshoot for the cover of Mass Appeal issue #56, which is on newsstands now. If you haven’t yet, you must immediately go watch K.Dot’s new video for “Alright”. Previously: Kendrick Lamar Covers Mass Appeal
Kendrick Lamar wants to have hard conversations. The rapper has released a chilling music video for his song "Alright," from his critically-acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly. Shot in rich black and white, the video starts with a series...Show More Summary
Geraldo Rivera is trolling us again. The FOX News pundit spewed his vitriol of hip-hop once again, this time ranting about Kendrick Lamar's song "Alright." Continue reading…
'Despite the prominence of visual expression in contemporary hip-hop, many art historians, curators, and critics often frame hip-hop primarily as a musical genre or employ analytical approaches derived from the study of hip-hop's sonic iterations." -- Krista Thompson, Shine: The Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice (216)
Kendrick Lamar opened the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday night with a headline-making performance. The rapper stood on top of a police cruiser covered in graffiti, the American flag waving behind him as he sang to the crowd, “We gon’ be alright.” Considering...Show More Summary
The rapper does his own stunts.