Posts Tagged: Kendrick Lamar
(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop collective Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock) and Earl Sweatshirt of Odd Future were just announced as part of the lineup for the annual Downtown Music Festival sponsored by Downtown Records. The west coast emcees will join Sky Ferreira, DIIV, Palma Violets, Trash Talk, Beach Fossils, Teengirl Fantasy, Ducktails,… Read more »
JAY-Z AND KENDRICK: BEHIND THE SCENES!
(AllHipHop News) “What is real Hip-Hop?” is a question that has been asked since its inception. As the culture continues to expand artistically and geographically some see parts of Hip-Hop’s new direction as a fake interpretation of the true essence while others feel it is an inevitable growth as younger generations take the lead. Former… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) The good kid meets young Hova. Young Guru premiered this at SXSW last week and the internet has anxiously waiting for this pairing ever since. Here it is. Who had the best verse? [ALSO READ: All Hail The King: MTV Names Kendrick Lamar The Hottest MC of 2012 + VIDEO]
Guess who is in the studio with the boy Kendrick? That’s right. Kendrick is like the man of the freakin’ year!
JAY-Z AND KENDRICK: BUT…WAIT THERE’S MORE!
(AllHipHop News) MTV and the “braintrust”(debatable) convened for their annual piss-off-hip-hop-awards Hottest MC’s list and crowned the Compton-bred MC, Kendrick Lamar as the hottest MC of 2012. Kendrick’s ability to translate intricate lyricism into chart success a catalyst for his selection according to the “braintrust”. “Swimming Pools (Drank),” hit #1 on the Rap Songs chart. “Every time you listen… Read more »
AllHipHop.com sat down with Kareem Fort, the creator of DEMOS the new Hip Hop Documentary making it’s way to the forefront of the music industry this spring. He talked to us about all the artists in the movie and what he hopes this documentary is able to do for aspiring spitters who are attempting to… Read more »
KENDRICK IS DATING CHRIS’ EX?
WATCH HOT 97’S LIVESTREAM PERFORMANCE OF KENDRICK LAMAR IN NYC!
(AllHipHop News) It has been a long tradition in Hip-Hop for fans to argue over which rapper had the best verse on collaborations and posse cuts. Barber shows and internet forums have been the sites of heartfelt, heated discussions like: Which Juice Crew All-Star (Big Daddy Kane, Kool G. Rap, Craig G, or Masta Ace) came on… Read more »
WEST COAST PHENOM DUBB, HAS THE SOUND & SWAG FOR THE NEXT BIG THING, SEE WHY!
J. COLE WORKING FEVERISHLY TO FINISH SECOND LP?
“Rap snitches/Telling all their business/Sit in the court and be their own star witness” – MF Doom on “Rap Snitch Knishes” What would you think of someone whom the majority of the time you heard them speak they were discussing/reminiscing on/bragging about murdering people? What would you think of them if they rhythmically conveyed this… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) [ALSO READ: Eminem Produces New Web Series]
(AllHipHop News) Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar made his first appearance on Saturday Night Live last night as the special musical guest. K-Dot hit the stage with a live band to perform “Swimming Pools (Drank)” and “Poetic Justice” during the episode which was hosted by Maroon 5’s Adam Levine. Kendrick’s debut performance on the celebrated program… Read more »
PAID DUES FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED! KENDRICK LAMAR, BLACK HIPPY HEADLINES!! BUT WAIT..ALSO A POSSIBLE MOBB DEEP REUNION??
NEW MUSIC: TALIB KWELI FT. CURREN$Y & KENDRICK LAMAR “PUSH THRU”
WHAT MC IS RUMORED TO BE WORKING WITH BEYONCE?
Waco, Texas native Symbolyc One is celebrating the close of a successful 2012, a year that saw the producer win an ASCAP Award and a coveted Grammy Award, for his work on Kanye West’s hit album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. In 2012, Symbolyc One, who competed in national beat competitions hosted by organizations like… Read more »
WILL KENDRICK BE ASSISTING SOMEBODY’S ENTRY TO RAP?
SHYNE VS. GAME…THE BEEF CONTINUES, OR DOES IT?!!?
(AllHipHop News) Compton, California rapper Game shot the visuals for his new single “Cough Up a Lung,” last week in New York. Over the weekend, Game released the video for the song, which is taken from Game’s “The Offering” series. During the song, Game takes the opportunity to address rapper Shyne, who recently dissed fellow… Read more »
SHOTS FIRED: THE GAME VS SHYNE HEATS UP!
CROSSING THE LINE: 5 MASH-UPS WHERE HIP-HOP SLEPT AROUND & BIRTHED A HIT
THE LEAGUE OF YOUNG VOTERS PRAISES KENDRICK LAMAR FOR HIS ANTI-VOTING “CHANGE OF HEART”
(AllHipHop News) Atlanta Hip-Hop star Ludacris will star in the sixth installment of “The Fast and Furious” movie franchise. Ludacris will reprise his role as “Tej” in the movie, which will also start Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Vin Diesel. The rapper is also busy promoting his eighth studio album Ludaversal, which is due in… Read more »
NEW MUSIC: KENDRICK LAMAR “THE JIG IS UP (DUMP’N)” PROD BY J. COLE & CANEI FINCH
(AllHipHop News) With the recent release of West Coast newcomer Kendrick Lamar’s debut album, the Hip-Hop world was set abuzz this week, with many industry insiders, along with fans and listeners, crowning him a “breath of fresh air.” After rapper Shyne spoke publicly about not feeling all of the “hype” surrounding Lamar’s Good Kid, m.A.A.d…. Read more »
It sounds as if Game is still really upset with Shyne about the comments he made regarding Kendrick Lamar’s album. Related: Hip-Hop Rumors: Shyne Says “Good Kid, Terrible Album” About Kendrick Lamar’s New LP So what is the Game going to do to get even? Well, it sounds as if he may be ready to… Read more »
GOOD KID UNCOVERED: 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE ELUSIVE KENDRICK LAMAR
NEW MUSIC: KENDRICK LAMAR FT. AB-SOUL, SCHOOLBOY Q & JAY ROCK “THE RECIPE REMIX”
With the release of his new album, good kid, M.A.A.d city at midnight this morning, Kendrick Lamar is finally spilling the beans on the true meaning of the acronym in his album title. In a recent interview with the L.A. Leakers, Kendrick says that the”m.A.A.d” in the album title actually stands for two things. Check… Read more »
NEW MUSIC: KENDRICK LAMAR FT. AB-SOUL, SCHOOLBOY Q & JAY ROCK “SWIMMING POOLS BLACK HIPPIE REMIX”
(AllHipHop News) In celebration of his Interscope/Aftermath Records debut release, good Kid m.A.A.d. city, Compton bred rapper Kendrick Lamar hosted a free concert for fans after the L.A. Lakers game Sunday against the Sacramento Kings. Fans were treated to songs from the new project and hits from previous works, as the rapper performed the impromptu performance atop a bus outside… Read more »
ALBUM REVIEW: KENDRICK LAMAR’S “GOOD KID, M.A.A.D. CITY”
KENDRICK LAMAR REIGNS SUPREME ON #BETMUSICMATTERS TOUR
NEW MUSIC: KENDRICK LAMAR FT. DRAKE “POETIC JUSTICE”
Inglewood, CA rapper Skeme released his new album Alive and Living on October 16 via iTunes. As a young artist on the scene, Skeme is quickly rising up in the ranks on the West Coast as a diverse rapper that can create club music for the party people and straight Hip-Hop for the lyrical heads…. Read more »
NEW MUSIC: KENDRICK LAMAR “BACKSEAT FREESTYLE”