Kendrick Lamar News

 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Gave Michael Jackson's Son A Preview Of His New Album
    Kendrick Lamar has been kind of stingy with sharing new music this year, leaking tracks off his untitled album sparingly. The two official singles he has shared, "i" and "The Blacker the Berry," are enough to get most of us hype for what's to come, and fiend for more (so the plan is working).
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar & Mary J. Blige To Headline Essence Festival 2015
    It's no accident that most festival lineups are announced in the dead of winter. The thought of seeing your favorite artists performing on a beautiful summer day seems so unattainable during the miserably cold season that buying tickets to an event 6 months away seems like your only escape. 
  • Cover of Assassin Details His Contribution To Kendrick Lamar's "The Blacker The Berry"
    Kendrick Lamar's new song "The Blacker The Berry" once again put the internet topsy-turvy, with the rapper dropping it the day after The Grammys and managing to take the spotlight away from the awards show, instead placing it on his powerful record.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: February 3 - February 9
    After a few paltry weeks, we finally have a chart we can be proud of. Good on you, HNHH fam.
  • Cover of A Tale Of Two Kendricks: "i" Vs. "The Blacker The Berry"
    On paper, the two new Kendrick Lamar songs we've received in the past six months couldn't be more different.
  • Cover of 10 Essential 9th Wonder Productions
    North Carolina's Patrick Douthit isn't like most hip-hop stars. He's uninterested with chains, fame, cars, clothes and objectifying women. He's concerned with honoring classic soul music through his sample-based hip-hop beats.
  • Cover of Oh Let's Duet: Most Unlikely Grammy Performance Pairings
    The Grammys bring all of recorded popular music together under one roof. It's the only time you can see Snoop Dogg and Billy Joel at the same party (because Billy's a Piru for life). 
  • Cover of 5 Times The Grammys Got 'Best Rap Album' Wrong
    With the Grammys coming up this Sunday, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at the times they have upset us, the hip-hop community, the most. Because nobody is perfect and the Grammys are certainly no exception. 
  • Cover of Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Nicki Minaj Headline UK Wireless Festival [Update: A$AP Rocky, Pusha T & More Added]
    The annual Wireless Festival in the UK has announced a rap-heavy line-up today, with headliners Drake, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar set to perform during the three-day event.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar & Snoop Dogg Are In The Studio Together
    Snoop Dogg seems to be a pretty busy man, but it hasn't stopped him from keeping his Instagram insanely up-to-date.
  • Cover of Big Sean On "Control" Not Making His Album: "I Don't Fuck With Negative Shit"
    Big Sean scored the biggest hit of his career this summer, and he's preparing to conjure the creative energy that made "IDFWU" such a success for his upcoming album, Dark Sky Paradise. The GOOD Music rapper sat down with Complex to discuss his next moves.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar Guest At Game's "The Documentary" 10th Anniversary Concert
    Game's debut album, The Documentary just celebrated its tenth anniversary this weekend, and on top of making hip hop heads world-wide feel old, the Compton rapper decided to toast the occasion with a special concert.
  • Cover of Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup Revealed; Kendrick Lamar To Headline
    It looks like Hip-Hop will be represented once again at this summer’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Tonight, the official lineup was revealed during a live stream (see below) and it looks pretty deep.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks & Lupe Fiasco Go At It On Twitter [Update: Kid Cudi Gets Involved]
    This was bound to happen sooner or later. In the age of online beefing, Azealia Banks and Lupe Fiasco are two of the most prolific personalities in hip-hop. While they may often struggle to get their music out, their opinions seem to face no such problems.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Lashes Out At Kendrick Lamar's Comments On Ferguson
    Today Kendrick Lamar's Billboard magazine cover, as well as the story that goes along with it, was unveiled in its entirety.
  • Cover of Rae Sremmurd Talk Kendrick Lamar Tweet & "Unlock The Swag"
    It's not often that the reclusive TDE rapper Kendrick Lamar tweets, so when he does, twittersphere pays attention. This was the case three days ago when K.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Covers Billboard Magazine
    After appearing on the cover of XXL magazine and writing his feature story himself, Kendrick Lamar has nabbed another magazine cover, this time with Billboard.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reflects On "good kid, m.A.A.d city"
    In the new issue of XXL, we get to hear directly from Kendrick Lamar-- instead of going the typical and sometimes boring interview route, Kendrick Lamar writes about himself in the first person.
  • Cover of Hottest Music Videos Of 2014
    Music videos have always been an integral part of hip-hop. Whether it’s shots of the neighborhoods that birthed some of the world’s biggest stars, or the spoils that come with commercial victories, the visuals are a crucial component to solidifying artistic expression.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Says Kendrick Lamar & R. Kelly Will Be On "Free TC"
    Next year, hopefully in March or April, Ty Dolla $ign will be dropping his hotly-anticipated debut album, Free TC. Thus far, virtually all we know about the album is that "Stand For" will be the lead single, but today we get some additional info.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Covers XXL
    In September, we got the news that there wouldn't be anymore print editions of XXL Magazine, but thankfully, we learned a few weeks later that wasn't going to be the case. Now the first edition under XXL's new ownership is about to hit shelves, and none other than Kendrick Lamar is gracing the cover. 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Set To Perform On The Colbert Report Next Week
    Next year, the beloved host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert, will be leaving his job to take over for David Letterman on "The Late Show." Before he concludes his current program on December 18th, he'll host several incredible guests next week, including Kendrick Lamar on the 16th (Tuesday).&nb
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar & Reebok Officially Announce Partnership
    It appears Kendrick Lamar is the latest rapper to cash in on an endorsement deal. Tonight, it was revealed that K. Dot is the newest member of the Reebok Classics squad.
  • Cover of An Alleged Tracklist For New Kendrick Lamar Album Surfaces [Update: Confirmed Fake]
    We haven't received any fruitful updates on Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated new album, although there have been plenty of reports on rumored songs, and Kendrick himself has kept it vague as to when to expect the new album-- sounds like it could happen tomorrow, or it could happen next year.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Jay Rock Tracks
    Los Angeles-based Jay Rock signed to Top Dawg Entertainment in 2007, long before "Money Trees" were providing Grammy-nominated types of shade. The rapper, real name Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr. was born in 1986 and started rapping in 2005, releasing a bunch of mixtapes and what not.
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