Glasses Malone drops off a new lyric video for “Thuggin”, and surprise! It now has a verse from Killer Mike. Previously: Glasses Malone & Kendrick Lamar in the Studio
Earlier this year, Kendrick Lamar released his ridiculously anticipated new album To Pimp A Butterfly. Duh. Of course. You know this. You also know that it pretty much solved every problem, cured every disease, and brought the dead back to life. Show More Summary
In a year that’s seen West Coast artists like Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples put out albums that have gained widespread acclaim, it seems fitting that the spotlight be turned to N.W.A, the collective whose music helped define hip-hop in California. Show More Summary
On August 6, Jon Stewart is stepping down from "The Daily Show" after hosting the Emmy-winning program for 16 years. Here are a few things most people don't know about the late night juggernaut. Produced by Lamar Salter. Special thanks to Arielle Berger. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Being that the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is the oldest soccer tournament in the United States, there have been many memorable moments. Like that time in 1999, when the 2nd-division Rochester Rhinos bested all the MLS teams to win the whole tournament. Or when D.C. United won it in 1996, their first year in […]
Mass Appeal drops off the latest episode of their ‘Super’ series, in which they ask artists to describe for us their ideal superhero alter-ego. After setting it off with Kendrick Lamar back in May, they speak with Gunplay about his Captain Cocaine persona. Don Logan’s Living Legend LP is out now. Previously: Gunplay – White […]
Seven months after its initial release, the album's finally getting the wax treatment it deserves.
Last week, video of Black Lives Matter protesters in Cleveland made the rounds, and they were chanting the chorus to one of the most acclaimed songs of 2015 so far: “We gon’ be alright! We gon’ be alright!” The song is Kendrick Lamar’s...Show More Summary
This is a hip-hop heads' dream come true. Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def surprised fans in Montreal when he joined headliner Kendrick Lamar onstage at the 2015 Osheaga Festival on Saturday (Aug. 1). Continue reading…
Kendrick Lamar headlined the second day of Montreal’s Osheaga festival last night. As Pigeons & Planes reports, the audience started chanting the hook to “Alright” before Kendrick even took the stage, and Kendrick ended his set with the glorious one-two punch of TPAB highlights “King Kunta” and “Alright.” Before starting “King Kunta,” he noticed Yasiin […]
Yasiin Bey photo via Instagram During Kendrick Lamar's headlining set at Osheaga, he brought out a special guest to freestyle over his To Pimp a Butterfly single "Alright". Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) came out and offered his spin on the song's chorus. Show More Summary
The 32nd MTV Video Music Awards will air on August 30, 2015 on MTV. Here are my predictions: Video of the Year Beyoncé -- "7/11" Kendrick Lamar -- "Alright" Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) -- "Uptown Funk" Ed Sheeran -- "ThinkingShow More Summary
Compton: A Soundtrack features Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott, Snoop Dogg and Eminem.
Kendrick told the audience that Mos Def was the reason he began rapping.
Kendrick Lamar’s latest music video is for “For Free? (Interlude)?,” one of many brisk, virtuosic stretches on To Pimp a Butterfly in which the rapper unspools a thread of spoken-word brilliance while his band supplies some jazzy accompaniment. Show More Summary
Rapper Kendrick Lamar continues to promote his celebrated album 'To Pimp a Butterfly' with a new video for “Be Free?” (Interlude), which is spoken word tune on the LP. Continue reading…
The NBA had one of the wildest offseasons yet. Check out which NBA team made the best and worse moves ahead of the upcoming season. Produced by Lamar Salter. Original reporting by Scott Davis. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
“Oh America, you bad bitch / I picked cotton that made you rich / Now my dick ain’t free,” spits Kendrick Lamar in the new video for “For Free? (Interlude)” …Read More
Kendrick Lamar has dropped the new music video for "For Free? (Interlude)," a jazzy, Last Poets-inspired cut off the rapper's acclaimed To Pimp a Butterfly. Clocking in at just over two minutes, Lamar furiously packs plenty of amusing moments in this Joe Weil and the Little Homies-directed video as Lamar chases a...