Kendrick Lamar Clowned By Fans For New Selfie, Some Say He Has "0 Aura"

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PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 04: Kendrick Lamar attends the Chanel Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 04, 2023 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)

Most of the jokes seemed to be in pretty good faith.

Kendrick Lamar has given fans plenty of reason to praise him over the years. He's got highly acclaimed classics in his back catalog like To Pimp A Butterfly and Good Kid m.A.A.d City. After taking a 5-year absence from releasing studio albums he returned in 2022 with Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. The album was a huge hit both critically and commercially and the tour that followed received rave reviews from fans in attendance. Even other artists can't help but praise him. Kid Cudi recently shouted out one of the rapper's excellent live shows as inspiration for the direction of his new album.

But one thing fans aren't praising is a new selfie Kendrick shared. The picture itself is pretty simple. It's an up-close and personal shot of Kendrick's face while he's sporting a furry hat accessorized by some gold Chanel pins. The picture is strikingly silly and fans took to the comments to joke along. "How old n*ggas take pictures when they first get a iPhone" one of the top comments jokes. "0 aura. And y'all tryna tell me he's a bigger artist than Carti" another bizarre comments reads. Check out the selfie and variety of fan reactions to it below.

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Kendrick Lamar's Hilarious New Selfie

Kendrick Lamar has had a pretty busy past few days coinciding with Paris Fashion Week. He appeared at the Chanel fashion show alongside some other stars like Naomi Campbell and Baby Keem. Additionally one of his unreleased songs was even used to soundtrack part of the show. An entirely different song was used in a short film released by the fashion staple in tandem with their newest show.

Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale live concert film has also been a massive critical darling. The film even scored a Grammy nomination for Best Music Film. in an interview last month, Lamar spoke on what specifically made the film so special. What do you think of Kendrick Lamar's new selfie? Do you think some of the fans trolling him online are funny? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.