Kendrick Lamar News

 
  • Cover of Review: Eminem's "Marshall Mathers LP 2"
    The Marshall Mathers LP dropped in 2000 and became the fastest selling solo album of all time, influencing a whole generation of artists with its unique and in-depth look into the bizarre world of Eminem.
  • Cover of Yeezus Ticket Giveaway: See Kanye West And Kendrick Lamar [Update: New Show Dates]
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  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, T.I. And Pharrell Among Winners At 2013 Soul Train Awards
    According to a new BET press release, the revamped Soul Train Awards show "bridges the gap between the soulful sounds of yesterday and today; acting as a hybrid of a traditional show with an 'honors' show format.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz & More Discuss The Wu-Tang Clan's "Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers"
    It's hard to believe, but the Wu-Tang Clan's classic debut album Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers dropped 20 years ago today, on November 9th, 1993. It reached platinum status in 1995, and in 2003, was ranked #386 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Rocks Sick Safari Foamposites On Stage
    While performing at Power 105.1′s Powerhouse 2013 at the Barclay Center, Kendrick Lamar to hit the stage in the Nike Air Foamposite One "Safari". Kendrick got the hookup on the much anticipated foams, which are scheduled to release on November 27th.
  • Cover of Eminem Lists Favorite Rappers Of All Time, Breaks Down "Rap God" Writing Process
    We didn't hear from Eminem for years, but with MMLPII dropping this week, his recent promo train has been inescapable. The Detroit rapper sat down with Shade 45's Sway for an in-depth interview to talk about the album, his presence in the "Top 5" discussion, as well as sharing his own personal list. 
  • Cover of Kanye West's Second Stop On "Yeezus" Tour In Vancouver Postponed [Update: Chicago Dates Postponed]
    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.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says He's "Got Nothing Against Drake"
    There's been a lot of speculation over the possibility of a feud between Drake and Kendrick Lamar in the last couple months. Drake's comments on K.Dot's "Control" verse went from apathetic to salty during his promo tour, eventually saying that he probably wouldn't work with Lamar anytime soon.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse & Discusses Working w/ Eminem & Drake
    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. 
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 3
    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.
  • Cover of Eminem On Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse:  "If You Get Mad... You Might Look Foolish"
    Eminem has already given Kendrick Lamar, who appears on his new track "Love Game," quite a bit of praise.
  • Cover of Eminem Says Kendrick Lamar Is Doing "Incredible" Things
    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.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead AMA Nominations [Update: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform]
    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.
  • Cover of Hopsin Explains Dissing Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar
    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.
  • Cover of Kanye West Speaks On Confederate Flag Merch, Praises Kendrick Lamar & Tyler, The Creator
  • Cover of Meek Mill Says Kendrick Lamar Beef Isn't "Negative," Drake Is At The Top
    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!"
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Talks Fame, Moving Out Of Compton, TDE & More
    Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul all appear on the upcoming October/November issue of XXL magazine.
  • Cover of Photos: Kendrick Lamar's Terry Richardson Shoot
    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.
  • Cover of Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj & More Nominated For YouTube Music Awards
    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.
  • Cover of A Recap Of Kanye West & Kendrick Lamar's Elaborate "Yeezus" Tour Kickoff In Seattle
    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.
  • Cover of TDE Set To Drop New Music This Week
    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.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Criticizes XXL's Magazine Cover For Headline "Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy"
    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.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Discusses Kendrick Lamar's Verse & His Own In BET Cypher
    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.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock & Ab-Soul Cover XXL
    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".
  • Cover of 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Complete List Of Winners
    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.
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