KENDRICK LAMAR – KING KUNTA [VIDEO]

  ‘King Kunta‘ is certainly one of the more infectious, accessible tracks on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘, if not one of the best.  It’s fitting then, that the track receives the visual treatment.  Given that the album is a product of Kendrick’s hometown in so many ways, it’s even more fitting that the video…

KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

Originally billed for a March 23 release, Kendrick Lamar surprises fans by releasing his new album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ a week early.  The album has a strong West Coast G-Funk influence throughout [which a Snoop Dogg feature only serves to strengthen!], and features previously released tracks ‘i‘, ‘The Blacker The Berry‘ and ‘King Kunta‘.…

KENDRICK LAMAR – KING KUNTA

Kendrick Lamar recently revealed the artwork [above] and controversial title of his upcoming album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ [March 23].  While the album title references the Harper Lee novel ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, new track ‘King Kunta’ is a reference to the slave on whose story Alex Haley’s novel ‘Roots’ is based.  The track is a…

YG – BICKEN BACK BEING BOOL [VIDEO]

 Four months after the release of YG’s debut album, ‘MYKRAZYLIFE’, the Compton MC has supplemented fifth track ‘Bicken Back Being Bool’ with a gripping video, portraying the violence of a gang culture in Southside LA.  The video begins with a one and a half minute spoke word verse, followed by the entertaining visuals of the everyday life…