Kendrick Lamar News

  • Kanye West's Second Stop On "Yeezus" Tour In Vancouver Postponed [Update: Chicago Dates Postponed]
    Kanye West's Second Stop On "Yeezus" Tour In Vancouver Postponed [Update: Chicago Dates Postponed]
    Nov 4, 2013 at 05:58pm
    More news of a concert postponement in recent days, following that of Drake's "Would You Like A Tour?" show in Philedelphia, the second stop on Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour has been cancelled.
  • Kendrick Lamar Says He's "Got Nothing Against Drake"
    Kendrick Lamar Says He's "Got Nothing Against Drake"
    Nov 4, 2013 at 02:54pm
    There's been a lot of speculation over the possibility of a feud between Drake and Kendrick Lamar in the last couple months.
  • Nicki Minaj Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse & Discusses Working w/ Eminem & Drake
    Nicki Minaj Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse & Discusses Working w/ Eminem & Drake
    Nov 3, 2013 at 06:24pm
    During a backstage interview with The Breakfast Club (Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy) at Power 105.1's Powerhouse event yesterday, Nicki Minaj finally weighed in on Kendrick Lamar's infamous "Control" verse, and she didn't hold back. 
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 3
    Charts Don’t Lie: November 3
    Nov 3, 2013 at 09:14am
    Last week we saw several independent rappers make their debut on the charts (sort of-- some of them didn't sell enough to actually chart, yet), but this week we return to the big guns, like Drake and DJ Khaled. Khaled is an interesting case, because while he is definitely considered among the 'big guns' aka mainstream stars, he didn't move mainstream numbers.
  • Eminem On Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse:  "If You Get Mad... You Might Look Foolish"
    Eminem On Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse: "If You Get Mad... You Might Look Foolish"
    Nov 2, 2013 at 03:57pm
    Eminem has already given Kendrick Lamar, who appears on his new track "Love Game," quite a bit of praise.
  • Eminem Says Kendrick Lamar Is Doing "Incredible" Things
    Eminem Says Kendrick Lamar Is Doing "Incredible" Things
    Nov 1, 2013 at 05:21pm
    Eminem is getting ready to drop his much-anticipated sequel to the Marshall Mathers LP next week, but we still haven't heard very much about the process behind the album. In a new interview with Billboard, Eminem opens up about his approach to recreating the vibe and feel of the 2000 project, his struggle with addiction, and his confidence in what Kendrick Lamar is doing right now.
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead AMA Nominations [Update: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform]
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead AMA Nominations [Update: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform]
    Nov 1, 2013 at 12:11pm
    With Macklemore and Ryan Lewis being just about everywhere this year, and hitting platinum for "Thrift Shop" time and time again, it may come as no surprise that they're leading the AMA nominations. Today the annual AMA awards announced the nominees for each category. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis received six nods total, including ones for Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.
  • Hopsin Explains Dissing Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar
    Hopsin Explains Dissing Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar
    Oct 29, 2013 at 07:26pm
    Hopsin raised some eyebrows when he went at both Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West, seemingly out of nowhere, on his recent track, "Hop Is Back". Up until this point, the Funk Volume rapper had not spoken on the comments from the track. Hop spoke to HipHopDX on his true feelings towards the two rappers.
  • Kanye West Speaks On Confederate Flag Merch, Praises Kendrick Lamar & Tyler, The Creator
    Kanye West Speaks On Confederate Flag Merch, Praises Kendrick Lamar & Tyler, The Creator
    Oct 28, 2013 at 07:17pm
    Kanye West is not capable of a dull interview. The Chicago rapper, who is in the midst of his Yeezus tour provided plenty of quotables in his sit downs with both Power 106 and 87.1 AMP this morning, covering topics such as the afterlife, the confederate flag, "mental slavery," and his appreciation for Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, The Creator. Read some excerpts from the interviews below. On Kendrick Lamar's talent: 
  • Meek Mill Says Kendrick Lamar Beef Isn't "Negative," Drake Is At The Top
    Meek Mill Says Kendrick Lamar Beef Isn't "Negative," Drake Is At The Top
    Oct 26, 2013 at 04:19pm
    Meek Mill has been pretty open about his competitive relationship with Kendrick Lamar. The Philly rapper has responded to Kendrick's "Control" verse, and most recently taunted K.Dot on twitter, saying "Aye @kendricklamar ima show you who king on this side at powerhouse Friday!"
  • Kendrick Lamar Talks Fame, Moving Out Of Compton, TDE & More
    Kendrick Lamar Talks Fame, Moving Out Of Compton, TDE & More
    Oct 23, 2013 at 03:48pm
    Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul all appear on the upcoming October/November issue of XXL magazine.
  • Photos: Kendrick Lamar's Terry Richardson Shoot
    Photos: Kendrick Lamar's Terry Richardson Shoot
    Oct 23, 2013 at 01:42pm
    Kendrick Lamar is the latest artist to get the Terry Richardson treatment. The Compton rapper, whose major label debut just celebrated its first anniversary yesterday, got together with the iconic photographer for a Document magazine spread. The issue is on stands now. Check out the results of the photo session in the gallery above.
  • Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj & More Nominated For YouTube Music Awards
    Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj & More Nominated For YouTube Music Awards
    Oct 22, 2013 at 11:04am
    As we reported earlier this month, Eminem is set to perform at the first-ever YouTube Music Awards going down November 3rd in New York City. As we approach the date, YouTube has released their nomination categories and nominees.
  • A Recap Of Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar's Elaborate "Yeezus" Tour Kickoff In Seattle
    A Recap Of Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar's Elaborate "Yeezus" Tour Kickoff In Seattle
    Oct 20, 2013 at 01:10pm
    The DONDA creative team have outdone themselves once again. Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar began their highly anticipated "Yeezus" tour in Seattle, Washington last night, and to it describe it as a spectacle would be an understatement. Yeezy's 2-hour, 27-song set included a series of mask and wardrobe changes (including the Red Octobers), ballerinas, snow, a white mountaintop and an appearance from Jesus himself (Kanye allegedly uttered "White Jesus, is that you?" when the actor appeared). 
  • TDE Set To Drop New Music This Week
    TDE Set To Drop New Music This Week
    Oct 20, 2013 at 10:56am
    Last night, Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith announced via Twitter that he'd be dropping new material from the TDE camp this coming week. We'll apparently be hearing new music from Jay Rock and Ab-Soul, and it looks like a new music visual from ScHoolboy Q will be released as well. Last we heard was a remix of new signee Isaiah Rashad's "Shot You Down" single featuring Q and Rock.  That's all we have for now. Read Top Dawg's tweet below, and stay tuned for the new material. We've definitely looking forward to it. 
  • Ab-Soul Criticizes XXL's Magazine Cover For Headline "Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy"
    Ab-Soul Criticizes XXL's Magazine Cover For Headline "Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy"
    Oct 18, 2013 at 01:31pm
    The Black Hippy crew, consisting of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul, are featured on the new XXL cover. You may have noticed though, that the cover headline says "With Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy...TDE Rap's Illest Crew," thus making it seem like Black Hippy is a separate entity from K. Dot.
  • ScHoolboy Q Discusses Kendrick Lamar's Verse & His Own In BET Cypher
    ScHoolboy Q Discusses Kendrick Lamar's Verse & His Own In BET Cypher
    Oct 17, 2013 at 12:48pm
    Yesterday Travi$ Scott voiced his opinion on his own freestyle during the BET cyphers, saying he was "underwhelmed" by the beat. Today the talk of the BET cyphers continues, as ScHoolboy Q talks about the TDE cypher with Sway In The Morning.
  • Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock & Ab-Soul Cover XXL
    Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock & Ab-Soul Cover XXL
    Oct 16, 2013 at 12:41pm
    TDE just delivered a pretty memorable cypher on last night's BET Hip Hop awards, and now they're taking the cover of XXL. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock will appear on the front of the October/November 2013 issue, with a cover story on "Rap's Illest Crew". Take a look at the cover photo in the gallery above, and check out the cypher below.
  • 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Complete List Of Winners
    2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Complete List Of Winners
    Oct 16, 2013 at 09:42am
    The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards aired last night, and we saw memorable performances from Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Diddy, and many more, not to mention the highly anticipated BET cyphers.
  • Kanye West Announces "Yeezus" Tour With Kendrick Lamar [Update: A Tribe Called Quest Added To New York Shows]
    Kanye West Announces "Yeezus" Tour With Kendrick Lamar [Update: A Tribe Called Quest Added To New York Shows]
    Oct 15, 2013 at 04:33pm
    This is going to be big. Kanye West has announced a Yeezus tour with Kendrick Lamar. Check the tour dates in the gallery above. The tour kicks off October 19th and runs through out the U.S. and Canada until December 12th. Who wants tickets for this? [UPDATE: 2 More New York Shows Added On Yeezus Tour] Due to the high demand of tickets for Kanye West's impending "Yeezus" tour with Kendrick Lamar, two more dates have been added for New York.
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