“You really think we could make a baby named Mercedes without a Mercedes Benz and twenty four inch rims, five percent tint, and air conditioning vents? Hell fuckin' naw.”
In the opening track of “To Pimp a Butterfly” Kendrick’s just tryna fuck. In its follow up “For Free (Interlude)” Lamar, Pianist Robert Glasper, and producer Terrace Martin deliver a tidal wave of sound with a wacky flow. This interlude is laced with dizzyingly delivered bars about responsibility - so rare to both the generation and the genre lately.