It didn’t take long until Kendrick Lamar started performing his new song “i” live. A week removed from dropping “i”, the first new solo Kendrick track since good kid m.A.A.d city, the Compton rapper performed it live at the educational event We Day Toronto, which took place at the Air Canada Centre. Watch the video after the jump.
Flying Lotus has shared the music video for his Kendrick Lamar featured track “Never Catch Me” from the forthcoming You’re Dead! album. In the haunting, yet triumphant video, two children rise from their deathbeds and begin dancing jubilantly. It’s actually quite beautiful. Check out the video after the jump.
While Ab-Soul is on his headlining These Days… tour with supporting acts Bas and EarthGang, he decided to drop an unsuspecting gem on ya’ll. It’s a new track entitled “W.W.S.D.” (What Would Soul Do?) and that’s the striking artwork above. You can peep the track after the jump.
Yesterday Kendrick Lamar debuted a new track from his forthcoming studio album, entitled “i”. However, the song was met with a less than stellar reception with many fans unsure of the direction Kendrick was going on following the hugely successful good kid m.A.A.d city. Perhaps Kendrick felt the sting of the fans and media because he absolutely snaps on this Power 106 Los Angeles radio freestyle. Kendrick goes ham for roughly six straight minutes, freestyling over cuts from Jay Z and Nas. After the jump!
Kendrick Lamar and TDE has kept their promise, as they release the first official single “i” from Kendrick’s forthcoming studio album. The track, produced by Rahki, samples the Isley Brothers’ “That Lady”. You can peep the brand new track after the jump.
There’s much hype surrounding the release of Flying Lotus’ forthcoming LP, You’re Dead! and things just got a whole lot more interesting as a live version of a track entitled “Never Catch Me” featuring Top Dawg superstar, Kendrick Lamar, has surfaced. Be on the lookout for FlyLo’s upcoming album and peep the new track with Kendrick after the jump.
Ab Dash Soul makes an impressive freestyle appearance, promising to take it easy after a scorching Retchy P opener. Then he stumbles his way into a poignant verse, going completely impromptu by the end of it. Watch the black out session after the jump.
This is his dedication to Max B that was omitted from These Days. Max B is on the song as well, described as “live from prison.” Statik Selektah produces this rare gem. Soul-O makes a rhythm statement on it, as in, he carves out a new rhythm just for himself. Check it after the jump.
This party anthem questions the darker side of the high life. It seems like Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q will forever be the id to Kendrick’s ego. Mac Miller joins in with weekend amnesia and severe dissociation. More importantly, who getting that money? And how quickly can they spend it? Video after the jump.
Smoke and Ab come in like the harbingers of doom in “Hearses.” They put the competition to rest. They cast a shadow over your dreams. In this visual aid, they also wash you of your sins before the fateful end. Check the video after the jump.