Showing All "Kendrick Lamar" Posts

A lot of rappers record freestyles for radio stations, and then those stations post those videos on rap blogs. They're usually boring and amateurish, and we usually don't post them. But when Kendrick…   Read Story »
Time to get excited. Kendrick Lamar, maybe the world's greatest working rapper, teased a new single called "i" last week, and now it's here, the first taste of a new album that will follow up the…   Read Story »
We've been hearing all year that Kendrick Lamar would have a new album out this fall, but up until now there hasn't been any musical evidence to support those claims. That's about to change: The…   Read Story »
At the end of Taylor Swift's Rolling Stone profile, she puts on headphones and blasts Kendrick Lamar's "Backseat Freestyle" to block out the crowd of paparazzi and fans that had formed from her visit…   Read Story »
It's been decades since a plane or ship disappeared without warning in the legendarily mysterious Bermuda Triangle region. But, uh, why would you risk it? Specifically, if you're arguably the…   Read Story »
This week brought a small avalanche of new songs from big-ticket names. And four of the tracks that made our list of the 5 Best Songs Of The Week come from such artists -- it easily could have been a…   Read Story »
The not-so-young-anymore Jeezy's Seen It All dropped yesterday, and today he followed that with a remix of single "Holy Ghost." When posting the original, Tom noted the song is a rare departure into…   Read Story »
Today in "artists keep suing each other": TMZ reports that the jazz musicians Willie Jones III and Eric Reed are suing Kendrick Lamar for stealing the music that became his song "Rigamortis."…   Read Story »
The spaced-out production guru Flying Lotus has lined up some big names to guest on his forthcoming album You're Dead!, and we've already heard what happens when Herbie Hancock jumps on a track with…   Read Story »
Several reviewers compared Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d. city to James Joyce's modernist novel Ulysses, in that both of them chronicled the twists and turns of a day in the life of a young…   Read Story »