KENDRICK LAMAR – GOD IS GANGSTA

  The latest visual to come from Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘ [our album of 2015] stitches together album tracks ‘u’ and ‘For Sale?’  Kendrick’s drunk, depressed stupour on ‘u’ [‘You the reason why mama and them leavin’] is one of the album’s many highlights, and the video gives us the exact image K-Dot paints on the…

KENDRICK LAMAR – FOR FREE? [VIDEO]

Following ‘Alright‘, the latest visual release from Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly‘ comes with a new video for interlude ‘For Free?’.  The track itself sees Kendrick deliver a fast-paced diatribe, ripping apart American politics as well as the demands of some women on their men.  Fittingly, the video does not pause for breath for one second, as Lamar…

KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT

After an electrifying performance at last week’s BET Awards which prompted Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera to [ludicrously] label him “more [damaging] to young African Americans than racism“, Kendrick Lamar releases the visual element to ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ single ‘Alright’.  Not that such a glaringly ignorant statement is worthy of a response, but one look at this monochrome…

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…