Posts Tagged: Kendrick Lamar

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5 & Done: B. Martin

Born Brendan Martin, and dubbed by Hot 97 as “The best new Hip-Hop artist in New York ,”  to his music fans he goes by B. Martin. Recently B. Martin released his first album on Itunes called Ladies & Gentleman this pass Tuesday. We caught up with B. Martin to talk music and his hot  single… Read more »

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Kendrick Lamar Plays Principal for a Day at Rhode Island High School

(AllHipHop News) As Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid m.A.A.d. City steadily approaches platinum status, Kendrick Lamar has been busy on the road hitting tour date after tour date, making guest appearances across the country. One of those stops was at a Rhode Island High School as part of Kendrick’s participation in the “Get Schooled” campaign, encouraging… Read more »

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BE THERE: AllHipHop.com Previews The MUST-SEE Summer Festivals of 2013 (Part 1)

With the first week of May behind us, AllHipHop.com wants to make sure that some of this summer’s must-see festivals are on your radar. Yes, you may have missed South By Southwest in March and Coachella in April, but beginning this weekend with New York’s Downtown Music Festival, it’s safe to say that you haven’t missed everything… Read more »

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Kendrick Lamar, Wu-Tang, Chris Brown, & More To Perform At Summer Jam XX

(AllHipHop News) The line-up for Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2013 concert has been announced, and the list of artists scheduled to appear includes some of the hottest acts in Hip-Hop and R&B. TDE’s Kendrick Lamar will continue his year-long run of success at the annual event. He will be joined by a host of New York… Read more »

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2013 Hot 97 Summer Jam Festival Village Stage Lineup Announced

(AllHipHop News) Minor league or not, Hot 97 has provided upcoming artists a showcase at Summer Jam before the main stage performances since 2004. Previous Festival Village performers include Kendrick Lamar, Nina Sky, Big K.R.I.T., T.O.K., A$AP Rocky and others. Check out the lineup for Hot 97’s 2013 Summer Jam Festival Village Stage: Action Bronson… Read more »

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Kendrick Lamar, Black Hippy & Earl Sweatshirt To Play Downtown Music Festival

(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 »

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Wyclef Jean Speaks On Chief Keef, Lil Wayne, & The Evolution Of Hip-Hop

(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 »

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All Hail The King: MTV Names Kendrick Lamar The Hottest MC of 2012 + VIDEO

(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 »

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A$AP Rocky Reveals Who He Felt Had The Best Verse On “1 Train’

(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 »

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Twilight Zone: The Confusing State of What Is Real In Hip Hop

“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 »

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Kendrick Lamar Ends Successful Week On SNL

(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 »

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Symbolyc One: Superstar Rappers, Hit Songs and A Grammy Award

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 »

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