In a recent interview with People magazine, President Obama said Kendrick Lamar’s “How Much a Dollar Cost”—from this year’s awesome To Pimp a Butterfly album—was his favorite song of 2015. Conversely, First Lady Michelle Obama’s favorite song was Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk”. In case you ever doubted Obama’s cool, et it be immediately dispelled with this news. Read the rest of the interview after the jump, via People.
This morning, the nominees for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced. Kendrick Lamar is nominated 11 times in nine categories. Right behind him is The Weeknd whose up for seven Grammys, Drake with five, Alabama Shakes and Florence and the Machine are up for four, and Kanye West, D’Angelo, and Diplo are up for three. Check out the full list of nominations after the jump.
Now here’s a treat for fans eagerly awaiting the inevitable collaboration between Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole. Where Cole went over Kendrick’s To Pimp a Butterfly single, “Alright” (listen here) K. Dot repays him with a fire take on 2014 Forest Hills Drive banger, “A Tale of 2 Citiez”. Check out Kendrick Lamar’s remix of J. Cole’s “A Tale of 2 Citiez” after the jump.
Kendrick Lamar’s the ultimate wedding crasher, according to a TMZ report. Last month, a couple was having their wedding reception in Columbus, Ohio, when rapper Kendrick Lamar casually strolled in, and busted out some serious dance moves. The whole thing was caught on video, which you may watch after the jump.
Ty Dolla $ign’s debut album, Free TC, is out next week (November 13th). So far, Ty has shared “Blase”, “When I See Ya”, “Sitting Pretty”, “Saved”, and “Solid”–all appearing on the forthcoming album. And yesterday, Ty premiered the latest cut from Free TC, “L.A.” featuring Kendrick Lamar, Brandy and James Fauntleroy on Big Boy’s Morning Show. Listen to “L.A.” after the jump, and pre-order Free TC on iTunes.