Posts tagged ‘Kendrick Lamar’
With DJ Khaled’s new album Major Key set to drop on July 29th, Khaled let’s go of another record. He decided to give us ‘Holy Key’ which features Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean and Betty Wright.
Funkadelic, the band helmed by funk/soul legend George Clinton, releases the official video for their massive collaboration with Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube! The cinematic visuals for ‘Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You? (We Ain’t Neva Gonna Stop Remix)’ sees Kendrick pilot a Funkadelic mothership to earth, beaming up Michael Colyar for a groovy parlay with George Clinton and Ice Cube. The result is out of this world. Read more
Compton, California, is known for launching the rap careers of stars like Kendrick Lamar, and music provides a promising avenue out of the community’s cycle of violence. In the second of six segments of Noisey Bompton, Noisey spend a day with Kendrick’s childhood friend Lil L, who’s pursuing his own musical ambitions. L’s grandma invites us over for a gumbo dinner and shares her experiences as a mother and grandmother who’s lived in Compton since 1965. Then we head to one of the West Side’s many hole-in-the-wall studios, where L gets to work recording with his friend Earl Swavey and producer Larry Jayy. Read more
Compton, California, is one of hip-hop’s most celebrated locales, the birthplace of acts like N.W.A. and, more recently, Kendrick Lamar. It’s also home to a complicated gang culture. Noisey Bompton centers around Kendrick Lamar and the friends he grew up with on the West Side of Compton, many of whom feature on the cover of his album To Pimp A Butterfly. In the first of six segments, Noisey sits down with Kendrick to talk about his acclaimed albums, pay a visit to his high school, Centennial, and get to know his childhood friend Lil L. Read more
After previewing the record last week, Kanye links up with Kendrick Lamar to give us this new cut titled ‘No More Parties in L.A.’. Produced by Madlub. SWISH coming soon.
Previously: Kanye West ft. Ty Dolla $ign – Real Friends
K. Dot was the musical guest on Live on Jimmy Fallon last night. While there he gave a live performance for a new record titled ‘Blue Faces’. Read more
After Cole dropped his ‘Black Friday’ freestyle over a K. Dot record, K. Dot also releases a ‘Black Friday’ record. He goes in over J. Cole’s ‘A Tale of 2 Citiez’ instrumental.
K. Dot returns with the official video for ‘These Walls’ featuring Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat. Directed by Colin Tiley. To Pimp A Butterfly is in stores now. Read more