Kendrick Lamar

Rihanna Announces Dave Chappelle, Kendrick Lamar for 2017 Charity Gala

Today in parties you'll never be invited to: Rihanna has announced her 2017 Diamond Ball charity gala, which will feature host Dave Chappelle and musical…
Anna Gaca / June 20, 2017

Listen to an Unreleased Version of Kendrick Lamar’s “DNA.” From the NBA Finals

The NBA Finals don't have a recurring "One Shining Moment" montage, but this year's series did have an unreleased version of Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. banger "DNA."
Brian Josephs / June 15, 2017

“Shut Up and Look Ugly for the Homies”: TDE’s Studio Rules Are Hilarious

Top Dawg Entertainment is mainly centered around three things: raps, the black struggle, and the homies. Kendrick Lamar shouted the latter out on "Hood Politics,"
Brian Josephs / June 7, 2017

Voodoo Fest Lineup Announced: Foo Fighters, Kendrick Lamar, the Killers, LCD Soundsystem, and More

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, the annual 3-day music festival based in New Orleans, has just announced its 2017 lineup. The headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters,…
Rob Arcand / June 6, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Video: Mike WiLL Made-It – “Perfect Pint” ft. Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Mane, and Kendrick Lamar

Mike WiLL Made-It's "Perfect Pint," a cut from March's Ransom 2, has received the Nabil-directed video treatment. The clip shows Mike WiLL and Rae Sremmurd driving…
Brian Josephs / May 30, 2017

Kendrick Lamar’s Verse on the “Mask Off” Remix Is a Worthy Historical Document

Rap is as expansive as it is cyclical. When Future showed up unannounced at Kendrick Lamar's Coachella show to perform "Mask Off," the two emcees were…
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Future – “Mask Off (Remix)” ft. Kendrick Lamar

This morning, Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club premiered a new remix of Future's Top 40 hit "Mask Off" that features Kendrick Lamar. It adds a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 23, 2017

Kendrick Lamar Adds Dates to North American Tour

Kendrick Lamar has added 15 more dates onto the back end of his North American tour in support of his new album DAMN.  YG and D.R.A.M.
Geena Kloeppel / May 15, 2017

A Man Posing as Adele’s Manager Was Arrested After Trying to Scam Free Kendrick Lamar Tickets

A husband and wife were arrested in Miami over the weekend for allegedly posing as Adele's manager in an attempt to obtain free tickets to…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / May 9, 2017

Martin Shkreli Plays More Tha Carter V Tracks During Livestream, Including a Kendrick Lamar Feature

Pharmaceutical mark Martin Shkreli is at it again with the rap exclusives. After playing some tracks from the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan's Once Upon…
Brian Josephs / May 3, 2017

Even Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Intro Skit Charted on the Hot 100

An entire album charting on the Hot 100 isn't an extreme rarity in the streaming era. The Weeknd's feckless Starboy accomplished the feat last December and…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2017

Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” Hits #1, Ending Ed Sheeran’s Long Reign

After 12 weeks on the top of the Hot 100, Ed Sheeran's hit "Shape of You" has been toppled by Kendrick Lamar's "HUMBLE." The track, DAMN.'s…
Brian Josephs / April 24, 2017

Producer DJ Dahi Talks the 5 Songs He Made For Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Although Kendrick Lamar's new album DAMN. is far more accessible and contemporary than its predecessor To Pimp a Butterfly, the past still plays a major thematic role. There is the…
Brian Josephs / April 24, 2017

Kendrick Lamar Announces 2017 North American Tour With Travis Scott and D.R.A.M.

To support his excellent new album DAMN., Kendrick Lamar has announced a 2017 North American tour. THE DAMN. TOUR will kick off July 12 in…
Taylor Berman / April 24, 2017
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