50 Cent featuring Kendrick Lamar & Kidd Kidd – We Up

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 17, 2013
50 Cent is back on another track, this time with Kendrick Lamar and Kidd Kidd on “We Up.” Set to appear on Kidd Kidd’s upcoming, yet currently untitled mixtape, the track sees the three artists spit boastful lyrics over a smooth bea...

The Lonely Island featuring Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar – YOLO | Video

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 28, 2013
There’s no denying the acronym YOLO has become a battle cry for both the young and old living life carefree and to the fullest. Nevertheless there have been plenty of documented cases where the idiom “You Only Live Once” has been ov...

Kendrick Lamar Breaks Down “Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst”

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2013
In the latest installment of Life + Times’ DECODED series, Kendrick Lamar breaks down the track “Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst” off his latest album good kid, m.A.A.d city. A poignant track based on a true story, hear Ken...

Kendrick Lamar – Backseat Freestyle | Video

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2013
Kendrick Lamar unveils the visuals to accompany his Hit-Boy-produced track “Backstreet Freestyle.” While the treatment is lo-fi in nature, the song’s religious and hedonistic themes remain prevalent throughout. The video opens with...

A$AP Rocky feat. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T. – 1Train (Produced by Hit-Boy)

MusicComments ⋅ Dec 18, 2012
Following the debut of the title track from his upcoming full-length, A$AP Rocky unleashes “1Train” from his highly anticipated Long.Live.A$AP. Produced by Hit-Boy, the six-minute posse cut is set to be the ninth track on the upcoming alb...

A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – F*ckin’ Problems | Video

MusicComments ⋅ Dec 4, 2012
Fans of hip-hop have been treated this year to a relatively large amount of great, upcoming artists. With the rise of A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar and other acts over the course of 2012, hope for hip-hop’s shining future is thick in the air. Toda...

i-D Magazine: i-N Conversation with Kendrick Lamar Video

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2012
i-D Magazine recently caught up with Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar on the heels of the release of good kid, m.A.A.d city which dropped on October 22 and has already moved a whopping 240k units since its release via Interscope. The rapid-fire Q&A...

Kendrick Lamar featuring Lady Gaga – B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe

MusicComments ⋅ Nov 8, 2012
While the world is still vibing along to Kendrick Lamar’s full-length debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, a rather surprising treat has reached the digital sphere. Lady Gaga just took to Twitter to share a visual which contains the audio version of a...

Kendrick Lamar – The Jig Is Up (Dump’n) (Produced by J. Cole and Canei Finch)

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2012
Kendrick Lamar certainly has a good amount to celebrate this week. Coinciding with his impressive album sales for the week, Lamar announced via his Twitter that he and J. Cole had cooked up a little something in the studio to reward fans with. Produc...

Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city (Review)

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 23, 2012
As a genre, hip-hop has often been confronted with stereotypes of materialistic tendencies and lack of substance. Whether you agree or disagree with this notion, you cannot deny that Kendrick Lamar has provided the rap game with a breath of fresh air...

Kendrick Lamar featuring Jay Rock, Ab-Soul & ScHoolboy Q – Swimming Pools | Black Hippy Remix

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 23, 2012
Yesterday marked the official release of Kendrick Lamar’s already critically heralded sophomore effort, good kid, m.A.A.d city. Coinciding with the release, deluxe edition purchasers have been treated to an inspired remix from Black Hippy ̵...

Kendrick Lamar featuring Jay Rock & Ab-Soul – The Heart Pt. 3 (Will You Let It Die?)

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 22, 2012
Following the unfortunate leak of his second studio album, good kid m.A.A.d city: a short film by Kendrick Lamar, the Compton native aligns with his fellow TDE brethren, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul, to drop “The Heart Pt. 3 (Will You Let It Die?).R...

A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – F*ckin’ Problem

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
What do you get if you mix four of the hottest artists in the rap game together into one track? That’s right, a f*ckin’ problem. Case in point, A$AP Rocky invites his fellow super rappers Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar to join him on...

BET Hip Hop Awards 2012: The Cyphers

MusicComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
Undoubtedly one of the best elements of the annual BET Hip Hop awards is the pairing of different emcees as part of their The Cyphers series. Forgoing the usual format, this year sees the 16-bar assault arranged by camp – including T.I.’s...

Mann featuring Frank Ocean & Kendrick Lamar – Bend Ya

MusicComments ⋅ Aug 21, 2012
After internet speculation regarding the authenticity of the track, it can now be confirmed that Los Angeles emcee Mann managed to get two of the more buzzed-about artists – Frank Ocean and Kendrick Lamar – to pull guest duty on the track...