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Audio: N.E.R.D, “Don’t Don’t Do It!” Feat. Kendrick Lamar

N.E.R.D is back with another special delivery titled “Don’t Don’t Do It!” Beachy guitar strums play tag with Rock-influenced elements and funky drums underneath Pharrell Williams’ vocal smoothie of sobering truths. According to Pharrell, the song was inspired by video footage of Keith Lamont Scott’s murder in North Carolina. In the video, Scott’s wife can…

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Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Jay-Z, Daniel Caesar, Childish Gambino and More Snag 2018 Grammy Nominations

Music’s universal resonance and its ability to strike and move you (whether physically or emotionally) is what makes it so amazing. This year has seen a plethora of that with all of the unfathomably sublime albums and singles nominated for the 2018 Grammy Awards. Jay-Z‘s pensive 4:44, SZA‘s openhearted Ctrl, Daniel Caesar‘s sonically and lyrically…

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Watch Kendrick Lamar Blaze MTV’s Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar‘s award show performance bar has, once again, been raised another level. Last night at the VMA’s, Kung Fu Kenny mashed up the creative arts and martial arts for the show’s opening performance. Ninjas and wall-of-fire climbing warriors ornamented the stage where the fiery lyrics of “DNA.” and “HUMBLE.” intensified the set’s blaze. Both…

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Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Join Forces for the Riveting “Loyalty” Visual

For obvious reasons, we just can’t seem to put down the DAMN. album. Kendrick Lamar adds to his library of cinematic visuals today with the release of “Loyalty,” a crowd favorite featuring Rihanna. The plot begins in a room full of dancers testing Lamar’s surface connection to the song’s title. As the story unfolds, our two stars appear to be accomplices in…

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Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN Reaches Double Platinum Status

Since its release, Kendrick Lamar‘s DAMN. has been celebrated by critics and fans alike. Its frank dissection of Kendrick’s fame and reflection of his spiritual space has resonated with fans who’ve pushed the album to double platinum status. In celebration, Kendrick posted a photo of himself next to his plaque thanking fans for their support…

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Dave Chappelle Chats Censorship, Perspective and More With Kendrick Lamar for Interview Magazine

We honestly can’t ever get enough insight on the thoughts of Kendrick Lamar. The elusive rapper is a fave among many, but rarely does interviews and almost never does social media as he prefers to interact with fans through music and performance sets. Courtesy of Interview Magazine, we not only get one of the very…

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Kendrick Lamar Releases Intense Visual For ‘Element.’

Something that makes Kendrick Lamar so interesting to watch is that his audience can track his progression. From the initial promise shown across his mixtape deliveries to the fully developed and ever-changing sounds and themes of his albums to the visual creative eye behind his music videos, he never ceases to amaze. We’ve reached a…

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Rihanna Enlists Dave Chappelle & Kendrick Lamar For Third Diamond Ball

Hosted by the likes of Jimmy Kimmel, Brad Pitt and Kevin Hart in the past, Rihanna’s annual Diamond Ball is truly a  a star-studded charity event. On September 14th, Dave Chappelle will guide stars through an enchanting night of entertainment and fundraising to benefit the Clara Lionel Foundation as this year’s host at Cipriani Wall Street. Not…

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Kendrick Lamar to Headline Voodoo Music & Arts Festival

The Halloween Weekend party, Voodoo Music & Arts Festival, in the heart of our beloved city of New Orleans announced that Kendrick Lamar will join The Foo Fighters and The Killers in headlining the 3-day festival this year. Kendrick will stop by Voodoo as a part of his North American DAMN. tour. Other standout performers include LCD…

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Kendrick Lamar Set to Hit the Road on ‘DAMN.’ Tour This Summer

K.Dot just won’t stop. Man on Fire Kendrick Lamar just announced via Twitter that he’s taking his DAMN. show on the road. Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. are set to the join the Compton MC through most of July and August of this year. The tour will kick off on July 12 in Phoenix, Arizona, hitting Dallas, Houston, Atlanta,…

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Kendrick Lamar Discusses ‘DAMN.’ Themes & Collaborations In Revealing Interview With Zane Lowe

After releasing his already acclaimed DAMN. album just a week ago, Kendrick Lamar has made his first interview appearance alongside Zane Lowe for an intimate and in-depth interview. The two sat down last weekend during Coachella as Kendrick walked through his creative process, the theme’s enveloped through the album, collaborations, and much more. From controversies…

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Kendrick Lamar Laments Damnation and Redemption in one Sentiment

“Is it wickedness? Is it weakness? You decide.” We’ve been so charged with the challenge to judge Kendrick Lamar‘s fourth studio album by the metrics of these two elements. DAMN., titled by the sentiment of its content, hosts a four-course meal of metaphoric genius from the Compton-bred lyricist who has faced a great deal criticism…

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