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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ To Be Archived At Harvard Library

In the ever-evolving genre that is Hip-Hop music there are gems that have made us do much more than listen. These albums have created a lasting impact on the culture that is now being celebrated in very prestigious ways. Record producer and curator of Harvard’s “These Are the Breaks” project 9th Wonder, listed Kendrick Lamar’s third studio…

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Kendrick Lamar Reveals Third Sneaker Collaboration With Reebok

Kendrick Lamar teamed up with Reebok to add his personal touch to the brand’s Club C model. This is the Compton native’s third collaboration with the company thus far. In true Kendrick fashion, the black and white patterned acid-washed denim sneakers are said to represent equality. “Now more than ever it is important for individuals…

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Beyoncé, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar to Headline Coachella 2017

The famous flower headband and hippie music festival is back, and the internet went nuts following the announcement of Coachella‘s 2017 line up. Hopeful fans have been circulating rumors for months hoping their 2016 favorites would land a spot in the star-studded showcase. The two weekend music festival will take place this year on April 14-16th and April…

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The 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Are In

The NAACP has announced the nominees for their 48th NAACP Image Awards and they didn’t disappoint. Congratulations to our very own Solange who was nominated for six awards including, Outstanding Female, Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration, Outstanding Music Video, Outstanding Song and A Seat at the Table was nominated for Outstanding Album. Beyonce also was nominated for six awards…

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Kendrick Lamar To Perform With Visual Artist Shantell Martin At Miami’s Art Basel

Kendrick Lamar and international visual artist Shantell Martin are teaming up with American Express for this year’s Art Basel in Miami. Martin will do a live sketch during Kendrick’s set on December 1st at the Faena Dome in South Beach. All of her work will be projected throughout the dome. The collaboration is apart of…

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The Weeknd Goes Dark in Short Film, “Mania”

After teasing a clip earlier this week, The Weeknd‘s new “Mania” short film is here. Directed by Grant Singer, the 12-minute video includes previews of “All I Know,” “Sidewalks,” “I Feel It Coming,” and more from the Toronto singer’s Starboy album due November 25th. Opening with an actual Black Panther conveying a solemn mood, the visual soon…

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23:  Behind The Scenes: Shaquille O'Neal And Kendrick Lamar Shop Small With American Express In Los Angeles on October 23, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for American Express)

Shaquille O’Neal and Kendrick Lamar Join Forces To Support Small Businesses

Kendrick Lamar and Shaquille O’Neal are teaming up with American Express for their Shop Small Saturday campaign. This initiative is geared towards supporting small businesses during the holiday season. After all, small businesses contribute over 50% of the high-tech employment in the United States. Though small in size, many “mom & pop” companies have huge…

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Q-Tip and Jarobi Talk About The Creative Process for A Tribe Called Quest’s Final LP

Q-Tip announced A Tribe Called Quest’s first album in 18 years just days ago. Though few details beyond its November 11th release date were given, Tribe fans were elated to learn that new music from one of Hip Hop’s trailblazing groups was almost ready and on its way. We now have the album’s cover art…

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Kendrick Lamar Explains What ‘Classic’ Means With New Reebok Freestyle

In 2015, Kendrick Lamar released a special pair of shoes with Reebok. In hopes of bringing about peace between Crips and Bloods, one shoe was blue, the other red, and the tongue of each read ‘neutral’. In an interview with Footwear News, Lamar said that he wanted his collaboration to ‘represent’ him and his culture.…

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Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar open the 2016 BET awards

Sunday night, the BET Awards hit viewers with a pleasant surprise. Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar not only opened the award show but also shut it down within the first few minutes! Duplicating her “Freedom” performance from the Formation Tour, the vivacious virtuoso set the bar quite high. Powerful choreography, Beyoncé’s solid vocals and Kendrick Lamar’s compelling lyrics…

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President Obama Declares June 2016 ‘African American Music Appreciation Month’

Though his tenure is sadly coming to a close, President Barack Obama is going out with a bang. As if his efforts to reduce the deficit, release falsely sentenced incarcerated individuals, and keynote his most iconic SOTU address thus far wasn’t enough, President Obama has given us another month! On May 31, President Obama declared…

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Kendrick Lamar Performs Spoken Word in His Latest Reebok Commercial

As if we didn’t already know he was a lyrical genius already, Kendrick Lamar teams up with the director of his “Alright” video, Colin Tilley, for a spoken word visual in his latest Reebok ad commercial. The rapper received a Reebok endorsement earlier this year with the releasing of his exclusive Kendrick Lamar Classic Leather sneakers.…

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