Although he didn’t take home Album of the Year, Kendrick Lamar cleaned up at the Grammys with five awards and an epic show opener that featured both U2 and Dave Chappelle. It’s a must watch if you haven’t seen it already.
Kung Fu Kenny and Jay Rock connect with Future for another song off the Black Panther soundtrack titled “King’s Dead.” Jay Rock goes off on this and makes you wonder when the next album is coming.
Black Panther is about a month away from hitting theaters and a new teaser trailer debuted during the NCAA college football championship that featured a new song from Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples. It surely will be on the soundtrack that is being executive produced by Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith. Check it out in the clip.
Kendrick Lamar and SZA team up for this cut off of the Black Panther soundtrack. “All The Stars” finds the TDE tandem doing their work as SZA’s vocals glide over the starry production while Kendrick delivers lyrically.
With the annual TDE Christmas event in Cali being a huge success, Kendrick Lamar drops off the video for “Love” from his DAMN album. K Dot is seen dealing with the trials of a relationship but no matter how many women he is surrounded by, all he wants to do is go home to his girl.
The rapper formally known as Young Jeezy brings together hip hop’s finest as Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole join him to lament about the “American Dream” from Jeezy’s album Pressure.
Over the weekend, Complexcon hosted both NBA legend Kobe Bryant and hip hop luminary Kendrick Lamar for a conversation about their respective journeys to greatness. The 15 minute conversation with Complex’s Jinx covers Kobe’s journey from 8 to 24 and Kendrick’s quest for respect from K Dot to Kung Fu Kenny.
Kung Fu Kenny drops by to assist Rich The Kid in the video for “New Freezer” as the pair drops rhymes with fancy whips and a store where booties shaking is what’s for sale.
Rapsody drops the official video for “Power” and it’s all about embracing blackness. Although Kendrick Lamar wasn’t able to film his verse, the video doesn’t slow down as it rolls into GQ’s verse from “Ridin.”
YG Hootie and Kendrick Lamar connect for the anthemic “My City” off of Hootie’s Hubris project dropping in November.
“Compton gets a lot of bad press which shapes the perception of our city, but most never know George Bush and his family once resided here,” YG Hootie says of the cover art. “They even went as far to suppress the fact, but you gotta give it up for The City.”