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.
The past meets the present when Kendrick Lamar interviews Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren and Yella for Billboard Magazine. It’s an epic interview where the group discuss their musical impact, reflecting on Straight Outta Compton, what new emcees they are digging and so much more. Check out the 25 minute interview.
Kendrick Lamar takes things on a lighter tip with the visuals for the “For Free?” interlude from To Pimp A Butterfly. Uncle Sam, thick chicks, a mansion with band members everywhere and multiple Kendrick Lamar clones make this a lighthearted treat.
With Bilal’s In Another Life album out now, the soul singer releases the video for the Kendrick Lamar assisted song that captures how greed destroys relationships.
Kendrick Lamar’s video for “Alright” is nearly 7 minutes of visually stunning art that tackles all of the themes stuffed within his stellar To Pimp A Butterfly album. To say much more would ruin it. Just watch.
The Adrian Younge produced track that features Kendrick Lamar from Bilal’s Another Life is here in its entirety. You had better enjoy it.
You may have heard this Bilal and Kendrick Lamar collaboration when it was performed on stage in LA last month, but now here’s a 2-minute studio quality snippet of the Adrian Younge produced cut off of Bilal’s upcoming In Another Life album.
REVOLT has put together a intriguing documentary on the making of Kendrick Lamar’s album as told by the producers who created the sound. Entering The Cocoon grabs Terrace Martin, Digi+Phonics’ Tae Beast, Sounwave and engineer MixedByAli to give insight on how the album’s soundscape was crafted. Definitely something you must watch if you enjoyed the album.
Kendrick Lamar sat down with Mass Appeal to break down the artwork of To Pimp A Butterfly.