Posts tagged "Kendrick Lamar"

Your Grammys 2016 FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

The biggest night in music is coming up — no, not Grease: Live! That was last month. It's the 58th annual Grammy Awards! When should you tune in?
James Grebey / February 12, 2016

The Ten Things About the 2016 Grammys That Are Gonna Piss Everyone Off

If righteous indignation isn't the reflexive reaction for most folks when watching the Grammys, it's probably at least their preferred mode of viewership. Because really,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 12, 2016

Grammys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win, and Who Was Snubbed?

With the 2016 Grammys coming up this Monday, the SPIN staff takes a look at ten of the biggest categories to determine who should will, who…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Has Already Won in Every Way, But Sure, He’ll Take a Grammy Too

Back in 2009, just as Kendrick Lamar began to gain notice on blogs such as, he offered this lyric on "I Am (Interlude)," from…
Mosi Reeves / February 11, 2016

Big ‘Hoops’: Behind the Rubens’ Conquering of Australia’s Triple J Hottest 100

With four of the top five songs down, there weren't a lot of surprises to be had this past Monday, when Australian radio station Triple…
Andrew Unterberger / January 29, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, FKA twigs, Justin Bieber, and More Share New Calvin Klein Ads

Calvin Klein unveiled its latest ad campaign yesterday (called #mycalvins), featuring photos of Kendrick Lamar, FKA twigs, SPIN's 2015 Rookie of the Year Fetty Wap,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 27, 2016

Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar Swear ‘No More Parties in L.A.’ on New Track

Better late than never, right? Three days behind schedule, Kanye West has shared the latest installment of his 2016 G.O.O.D. Fridays series. The new track,…
Kyle McGovern / January 18, 2016

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Full ‘Austin City Limits’ Performance

Kendrick Lamar has been on a real streak lately, what with playing an untitled track on Fallon, showing up on Kanye West's "No More Parties in…
Rachel Brodsky / January 10, 2016

Kanye West Shares New Songs, ‘Real Friends’ and ‘No More Parties in LA,’ Following Initial Mix-Up

Update 2: 'Ye keeps uploading and then deleting "Real Friends" onto SoundCloud file, having claimed in an earlier tweet that he originally pulled the file because "there was a slight…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Unleashes Intense, New ‘Untitled 2′ on ‘Fallon’

It's been almost ten months since Kendrick Lamar dropped SPIN's favorite album of 2015, but he hasn't slowed down an inch, presenting a new "short…
Dan Weiss / January 8, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Recalls Seeing His First Murder When He Was Only Five

Now that Kendrick Lamar's seminal album To Pimp a Butterfly has dominated year-end list season (including topping SPIN's ranking of the 50 Best Albums of 2015), the Compton…
James Grebey / December 29, 2015

Andrew Unterberger’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Andrew Unterberger. My…
Andrew Unterberger / December 24, 2015

Watch Kendrick Lamar Share the Stage With Big Sean and Ty Dolla $ign

TDE held their second annual Holiday Concert and Toy Giveaway yesterday in Watts, Los Angeles at the Nickerson Gardens Projects, which used to be home to rapper…
Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2015

Dan Weiss’ 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Dan Weiss. What…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop's greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

Barack Obama’s Favorite Song of 2015 Was Kendrick Lamar’s ‘How Much a Dollar Cost’

In a new interview with People, President Obama revealed that his favorite song of the year was a cut from Kendrick Lamar's epochal To Pimp…
Dan Weiss / December 9, 2015

Grammy Nominations 2016: Taylor Swift, the Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and More

The Grammy Award nominations for 2016 have just been announced, and predictably, Taylor Swift's 1989 and Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly have racked up many of the proceedings'
Brennan Carley / December 7, 2015

Pharrell Performed ‘Alright’ With Kendrick Lamar

Pharrell performed at Power 106's annual Cali Christmas in Los Angeles last night, along with sets from from Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Travi$…
Rachel Brodsky / December 5, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015
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