Kendrick Lamar News

 
  • Cover of Live Stream Of Google Play Hangout With Kendrick Lamar
    A lot of artists are currently in Austin, Texas for SXSW. One of them, Kendrick Lamar, is currently sitting down at the Google Play offices in Austin for a "Live Hangout."The whole thing is being streamed as it goes down, and incorporates interaction between fans and Kendrick Lamar, with host B.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 4th-10th
     This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 10th
    On Charts Don't Lie this week we familiar faces, along with one that may seem completely random: Flo Rida. We'll get to that one in a minute. As for the regulars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis see their best chart peak this week since they debuted at #2, with a leap from #16 to #4.
  • Cover of Fabolous Announces "Loso's Way 2" Release Date & Features
    Fabolous recently dropped by Power 106 for a discussion with Justin Credible and J Cruz of the LA Leakers.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reacts To Being #1 "Hottest MC"
    With MTV's complete list of the "Hottest MCs" revealed, there is definitely room for debate. However, the general consensus is that the #1 hottest MC in the game is, perhaps unsurprisingly, Kendrick Lamar.As Dr. Dre's artist, K.
  • Cover of Most Creative Rappers: The New Class Of Emcees
    In recent years there has been a movement of emcees who have a new approach to rap. Many are products of the internet, and they differ from past generations in that their style is not dictated by region, but rather their own creation.
  • Cover of Full List Of MTV's "Hottest MCs In The Game" Revealed
    MTV has finally unveiled all of the 10 rappers who grabbed a spot on the "Hottest MCs In The Game" list. This list will no doubt be debated, let us know your thoughts on the ranking in the comments, or tell us what your list would look like.Check out the full list of MCs in the gallery above.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For T.I.'s "Memories Back Then" Featuring Kendrick Lamar & B.o.B
    More photos from behind-the-scenes come in today, this time time for T.I.'s collaboration with Kendrick Lamar and Grand Hustle signee B.o.B.The three rappers linked up in different locations through out L.A.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says "Hottest MCs In The Game" List Is "Very Important For Hip-Hop"
    As the much-debated MTV "Hottest MCs In The Game" list continues to unfold (we're currently at #3 spot-- which was given to Rick Ross-- thoughts?), rappers and critics continue to give their two cents on the list. We've already heard from A$AP Rocky and Kanye West who are both unhappy with their ranking.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For 50 Cent's "We Up" With Kendrick Lamar
    One of the stand-out tracks 50 Cent has released, which serves as a single off his Street King Immortal album, is "We Up" featuring Kendrick Lamar and Kidd Kidd. The song is underway in the visual treatment process, as Fif and Kendrick linked up in L.A. for the shoot.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Lists Kendrick Lamar, RZA, Too Short As Features On "indicud," Talks Production
    Kid Cudi has been slowly leading up to his album, indicud, by dropping singles along the way and small amounts of information on the LP. However, it doesn't seem like he's in full promo mode just yet. The G.O.O.D.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 3rd
    The spike in album sales we saw accompany the Grammys and Valentine's Day has now subsided, with overall album sales having decreased by 20% over the week.
  • Cover of J. Cole Talks Friendly Competition With Kendrick Lamar; Says Joint Project "Coming"
     While continuing his sit-down interview with MTV News, J.Cole spoke a little on his upcoming collaborative album with Kendrick Lamar. He talks about the project to be "coming", and the friendly competition the two artists face when working together.During this interview with MTV News, J.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On "Poetic Justice" Visual
    Kendrick Lamar takes just as much care with the visual aspect accompanying his music as he does with the audio itself. We saw this first when the cover art for his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was revealed. The art had a much deeper meaning then just being an old Polariod photo.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reveals He's Not Working On Second LP Yet, Praises Joey Bada$$
    Kendrick Lamar is definitely a 'quality over quantity' rapper. Since releasing his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, to critical acclaim, the rapper has quieted down on the music front, although still doing shows and interviews.
  • Cover of J. Cole Talks On Speaking At Harvard University
    While J. Cole continues to ready his sophomore album, Born Sinner, for release he's been doing more than just the regular old interviews--  the rapper recently had the opportunity to speak at Harvard University.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Talks Upcoming Projects, Kendrick's Success
    Ab-Soul's profile has been consistently rising. While the Compton rapper has gained quite a following with his own releases, it doesn't hurt that he runs with the most hyped emcee of last year. Ab will headline the Paid Dues festival with Kendrick as well as the Black Hippy crew this March.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: February 15-22
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days. Generally, specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of Lil' Wayne's recent Emmett Till controversy). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, Wu-Tang & More To Headline Bonnaroo Music Festival
    Bannaroo, with some assistance from Weird Al Yankovic, announced the lineup for their upcoming Spring music festival.  Taking place in Manchester, TN between June 13th and June 16th features a host of some of the biggest names across various genres of music.  Kendrick Lamar
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Talks Recording With Kendrick Lamar, Nelly & Miguel On New Album
    Heralded as one of the most talented emcees to ever grab a mic, Talib Kweli has been hard at work on his latest album Prisoner Of Consciousness, which will include some nice features.   While in Detroit for Dilla Day, honoring the memory of J Dilla, the Brooklyn emcee discussed how some of the features came
  • Cover of Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar & R. Kelly Headline The BET Experience 2013
    BET is making sure to cover all arenas for the upcoming BET Experience 2013, which runs from June 28-30. They've got pop, r'n'b, old school and new school rap in the line-up.Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, and R. Kelly are headliners for the BET Experience weekend.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky's "Fuckin Problems" Goes Platinum
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: February 3rd
    Kendrick Lamar was right, “real people want real music, the Jig Is Up.” With A$AP Rocky’s album leaking incredibly early, the very solid debut studio effort from the Harlemite continues to sell.  All the albums making our Charts this week
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Tupac, West Coast Influences
    The hype around Kendrick Lamar refuses to die. After having a huge 2012, he just performed his recently platinum-certified single “Swimming Pools (Drank)” on SNL, as well as joining the likes of Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, and T-Pain by starring in very own digital short. Kendrick is still doing the
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: November 11th
    MMG is beginning to look like a truly unstoppable force as even natural disasters can't seem to stop them, or even slow them down.  A few weeks ago we got the release of one of the most anticipated albums of the year in Kendrick Lamar’s GKMC, which has
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