After the lukewarm reaction to “Facts,” Kanye returns with “Real Friends/No More Parties In LA” that has a guest list of Ty Dolla $ign and Kendrick Lamar along with production courtesy of Madlib, Boi-1da, SEVNTHOMAS, Frank Dukes & additional programming by Havoc. This is just a sample of the song as Kanye has also announced the return of G.O.O.D. Fridays in preparation for SWISH.
Kendrick Lamar has become known to drop something completely new when he is doing a live performance and then you never hear it again. This time, K Dot hits The Tonight Show to perform “Blue Faces.” No telling if we’ll ever get a studio version of this so enjoy the live session.
To close out 2015, Kendrick Lamar combines “U” with “For Sale?” and delivers the haunting cinematic visual titled “God Is Gangsta.” It’s claustrophobic, chilling and downright uncomfortable as K Dot battles with his vices in this 7-minute short film.
Kendrick Lamar jumps on the instrumental to J. Cole’s “A Tale Of Two Cities” and waits for Cole to do the same to one of his beats…
Kendrick Lamar decided to crash a random wedding and the results are hilarious. It’s not just the way that K Dot infiltrates the newlyweds big day, it’s the reaction he gets by one person who isn’t pleased with the emcee’s arrival.
In this “black comedy,” Kendrick Lamar and Terry Crews do “The Quan” in a talent show, K Dot is grinded through the walls by a brickhouse sista, Corey Holcomb tells a jailbird that his perm is too nice to be incarcerated and so much more in the outright hilarious video for “These Walls.”
On October 20, 2015, Kendrick Lamar and the NSO Pops delivered a one-night-only performance at The Kennedy Center featuring some of Lamar’s biggest hits and cuts from his lyrical masterpiece “To Pimp a Butterfly”. Here’s K Dot performing “These Walls.”
Kendrick Lamar joins the legendary George Clinton on the Louis Vega produced remix to “Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You” and the results are, obviously, funky.
In a meeting orchestrated by Hypetrak, Kendrick Lamar meets the legendary Quincy Jones and the two discuss the origins of hip hop, Kendrick’s use of funk and jazz on TPAC and the infamous Thriller sessions.
As the first guest on the debut of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” Kendrick Lamar (who just so happened to be the last guest of “The Colbert Report”) is joined by Anna Wise, Bilal and Thundercat to perform “Wesley’s Theory,” “King Kunta” and “U.” Watch it all above.