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Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring A Fan Onstage To Rap “m.A.A.d city” At Sweetlife Festival After Sweetgreen CEO Whiffs

Kendrick Lamar played Sweetlife Festival this weekend — sponsored by the company that gave the rapper his very own salad — and brought up a fan from the audience to rap along with him to “m.A.A.d. City.” Billboard reports that he looked around the crowd to find a fan who would “know every single world… More »

By: James Rettig / May 31, 2015 - 4:24 pm

Kendrick Lamar Teams Up With Sweetgreen For “Beets Don’t Kale My Vibe” Salad

Since 2013, sustainable health food chain sweetgreen has been selling T-shirts bearing the phrase “beets don’t kale my vibe,” a doubly punny reference to one of the best songs on Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Now that Kendrick is booked for sweetgreen’s annual Sweetlife Festival, the gag has been expanded into an actual salad. More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 28, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Sweetlife Festival 2014 Lineup

Maryland’s Sweetlife Festival, which boasts both live music and high-end food vendors, is about to go into its fifth year, and it’s just announced the lineup for this year’s one-day show. Sadly, this year’s bill is less interesting than what the festival has brought in previous years. It’s overloaded with corporate radio-fodder pseudo-indie: Foster The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 11, 2014 - 10:24 am

Sweetlife Festival 2013 Lineup

Sweetlife is a D.C.-area music and food festival that’s currently in its fourth year, and it just announced its lineup for this year’s show. The festival goes down 5/11 at Merriweather Post Pavilion, the now-kinda-famous suburban Maryland shed where I had my high school graduation. The lineup is pretty impressive for a relatively low-profile one-day… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 5, 2013 - 12:22 pm