Kendrick Lamar News

 
  • Cover of Drake Says Kendrick Probably Won't Get Features From Those Named On "Control," Himself Included
    Drake finally dropped his Nothing Was The Same album today, and thus has naturally started his promotional tour. The Toronto emcee stopped by LA's Power 106 to talk about his relationship with Nicki Minaj, the many memes he's inspired, and of course-- whether he likes it or not --Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept. 16-22
    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 Drake On Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse: "Are You Listening To It Now, Though?"
    All the commotion surrounding Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse has subsided, and one question remains-- are you still bumping the track? It's a question Drake asked during his interview with Elliott Wilson for Elliott's CRWN series.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q & More To Perform At 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards
    Around a month ago BET revealed the nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which go down in Atlanta on September 28th.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Leads Nominations For 2013 Soul Train Awards
    The Soul Train Awards are going down once more this year on December 1st. Today the nominations have been revealed, and Kendrick Lamar continues his ruling streak, leading the pack with six nominations, followed by Miguel, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke and Chris Brown, who each garnered five.
  • Cover of Single Art For Pusha T's "Nosetalgia" With Kendrick Lamar Revealed
    Last week we heard about a collaboration from Pusha T and Kendrick Lamar off the former's upcoming album My Name Is My Name. Today we get the cover art for the highly anticipated single. Def Jam says the song is coming soon, the album drops on October 8th. Peep the art in the gallery above.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Speaks On Kendrick Lamar's "Control," Relationship With Nas & G-Unit
    50 Cent stopped by Funkmaster Flex's evening mixshow last night, and went on air to discuss Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, his relationship with Nas, the status of G-Unit and more. Fif praised K. Dot's verse, as many have already, saying it's good to see the competitive spirit in rap. 
  • Cover of Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2013 Line-Up Includes Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q, Meek Mill & More
    Power 105.1 are rounding up some big acts for the return of their Powerhouse concert series, which has been on the hiatus for three years.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says Of "Control" Responses: "They Gotta Try Harder"
    Although many rappers continue to respond to Kendrick Lamar's verse on "Control" K. Dot doesn't seem content with any of the responses yet.  Running into TMZ, Kendrick whose fame found new heights following the verse, spoke briefly on the responses and gave one piece of advice, "they gotta try harder."
  • Cover of Pusha T Details Record With Kendrick Lamar On "My Name Is My Name"
    Pusha T previously revealed quite a few of the features and producers we can expect on his upcoming album My Name Is My Name. One of those artists is Kendrick Lamar, and Pusha has now revealed more details on their collaboration, called "Nose Stalgia."
  • Cover of MMG Visit The Breakfast Club & Talk Various Upcoming Projects
    The MMG crew are in full promo-mode as the release of their collaborative effort Self Made Vol. 3 arrives next week. This included hitting up the Hot 97 AM Show as well as Power 105's Breakfast Club.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Disses Meek Mill Onstage In NYC Tonight [Update: Meek Mill Responds]
     Well it looks like the competition is getting serious. Kendrick Lamar was out in New York City tonight putting on a live show in Brooklyn when he decided to have a few choice words for Meek Mill. In case you're unaware, Meek recently took some shots at K. Dot on his recent diss track "Ooh Kill Em".
  • Cover of Big K.R.I.T. Says He Appreciated Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
    By now the subject of Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse is almost stale, and we've heard from almost everyone mentioned in the verse (plus those who weren't). One of the rappers we've yet to hear from who received a name-drop is Big K.R.I.T.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Talks "Dreamchasers 3" Features, Telling Kendrick He's "Loading Up To Fire Back"
    Meek Mill's Dreamchasers 3 has been long delayed, but it's looking as if it will actually see release on September 20th. Meek called in to DJ Whoo Kid's show on Shade 45 to speak about the project, revealing some features, as well as his plans for a Kendrick response track.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Explains His Criteria Behind Doing Features
    Kendrick Lamar has definitely been on his feature game this year. Appearing on songs from Miguel, 50 Cent, Robin Thicke, Dido, and more, sometimes it wasn't clear whether or not K. Dot was entirely excited about the appearances, or was well-deservedly cashing in on his popular demand.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Is Coming At Kendrick Lamar & Others On His "Dreamchasers 3" Intro
    It seems like Meek Mill is going to be following through with the new release date for Dreamchasers 3, on September 20th. The rapper dropped a new leak last night, and has been busy on Twitter promoting the project.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Talks "Oxymoron" Pressure & Spending $6,000 A Month On Weed
    Since early on in the summer, we've had a pretty consistent flood of anticipated rap releases, but we're still waiting on a couple big ones-- ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron among them.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says Jay Z Has "Always Been That Dude" In Rap Fashion
    We've seen Kendrick Lamar's style progress over the last little while, with the rapper getting more and more nods for his fashion sense. The TDE emcee spoke with Hypebeast about his status as a style icon, his influences, and whether or not he would ever enter the design world.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
    While in Philadelphia performing at Budweiser's Jay Z-curated "Made In America" festival this weekend, A$AP Rocky was asked about his reaction to Kendrick Lamar's infamous verse on Big Sean's Hall Of Fame B-side "Control". 
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Wanted "Control" For His Album
    The No I.D. produced track that has everyone in hip hop talking, "Control (HOF)" was rumored to be on Big Sean's album, but he released it as a freebie - because how can you even contain that much fire? 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar & Eminem Have Not Recorded Together
    Label mates and both being Dr. Dre collaborators, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem were photographed together, and people ran with it as evidence that the two were working on something in the studio together, but it appears that has yet to happen.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar: Life Before The Nike Cortez
    You might have seen our article recapping Kendrick Lamar's choice to stay true to his verse on Big Sean's Control verse. And I ain't rockin no more designer shitWhite T's and Nike Cortez, this is red Corvettes anonymousHowever, before vowing to keep it as un-hypebeast as possible, Kendrick broke out some classic kicks
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Weighs In On "Control" Responses
    Kendrick Lamar has finally taken some time to answer a lot of questions that have been raised since he released his monumental "Control" verse. K.Dot spoke to Peter Rosenberg at HOT97 about the responses to the track, competition in the rap game, his King of New York Line" and more.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Finally Speaks On His "Control" Verse
    We've heard plenty of responses and reactions to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse, but up to this point, nothing from the man himself. In a new teaser interview with Power106, the rapper has finally broken his silence on the controversy around his verse.
  • Cover of Hottest Tracks Of The Summer 2013
    Summer is nearing it's end, and while the warm weather will soon subside, the season will be remembered through the tracks that soundtracked it. With plenty of huge releases, we've been pretty spoiled as far as big summer tracks go, with material from the likes of Drake, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and more.
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