Posts Tagged ‘Kendrick Lamar’
The two lead canines of the Top Dawg/Black Hippy movement cover the latest issue of Billboard Magazine. (more…)
C-O-M-P-T-O-N’s own YG unveils the official tracklisting for his debut LP, My Krazy Life, set to hit stores March 18. (more…)
Drake articulates what we were all thinking. (more…)
Q unveils the official tracklisting for his upcoming Oxymoron LP, dropping on February 25. Features include 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Raekwon, Kurupt, and more. Check out the full tracklist after the jump. (more…)
The music video has taken on a new role and purpose in the hip-hop zeitgeist. In the current high-paced, disposable media landscape, videos have shifted away from the big-budget, atypical events they had developed into over the course of the prior two decades. You don’t need an accomplished director, a six-figure budget, or tropical backdrop to create an acclaimed rap video these days. That heightened accessibility for artists has given us a closer, more authentic look into their cities and their natural environments. (more…)
The songs listed here, in no particular order, represent the look and feel of hip-hop in 2013. A song hopes to capture a moment, in the same way that an album, more broadly, hopes to capture an experience. Some of the more complex emotions about luxury, love, loss, defiance, honesty, lust, ingenuity, politics and compassion sprouted from this year’s crop of rap moments. (more…)
Bricksquad spreads its wings to the Left Coast where Compton rapper Young Hootie hooks up with former high school classmate Kendrick Lamar for “Two Presidents.” The end result is crazy, with Commander in Chief rhymes that will make you forget the YoungBloodz ever happened. Underrated part of Kendrick’s verse is when he says “cabinet full of Kool-Aid,” but it sounds more like “Kaepernick full of Kool-Aid.” So West Coast.
Wake up. (Drank.) Pass out. (Drank.) Head shot. (Drank.) Faded. (Drank.) Faded. (Drank.) …then he does “Poetic Justice” without that other guy.
And photoshoot…for the tony of you.
With MMLP2′s release to an adoring public, even as it earned uneven marks, Eminem’s perceived maturity has emerged as a red herring in terms of ways to evaluate this clumsily-conceived sequel. Like many of Hollywood’s clunkers, it is necessarily weighed against and down by the success of the first. (more…)
DJ Whoo Kid talks to Kendrick Lamar via phone on his radio show.
Q says a lot of vague things about Kendrick not going at Drake in the verse, and then starts nervously fidgeting when asked to elaborate. That verse was going at Drake but…it must stink to have to talk about K. Dot in every interview for his album. The Control Effect, everyone!
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