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Kendrick Lamar Gets His Whole City Behind Him for ‘King Kunta’ Video

Kendrick Lamar, King Kunta
Kendrick Lamar in "King Kunta"

Can’t ever accuse Kendrick Lamar of forgetting where he came from. The Compton rapper has set the video for “King Kunta,” latest single off second studio LP To Pimp a Butterfly, in his hometown, turning the entire city into a celebration: King Kendrick holds a Boyz n the Hood-reminiscent backyard BBQ, he struts across the ledge of the Compton Fashion Center like Drake on the “Started From the Bottom” billboard, he cruises around in a low rider with hydraulics, and he assumes his literal throne in his own backyard.

Ain’t no city quite like his. Watch the video above.