Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Has A Subtitle In Hidden Braille

Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly has a lyrical makeup that has complexities which make it hard to digest all in one sitting. While trying to decipher its messages, fans may have missed that somewhere in the album pamphlet the album’s subtitle is listed in braille.

“[There]’s actually a sketch of braille that’s added to the title hidden inside the booklet that I don’t think nobody has caught yet,” the good kid told Mass Appeal. “You can actually feel the bump lines. But if you can see it, which is the irony of it, you can break down the actual full title of the album.”

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Complex got in contact with Allison Hawes, MS who is a professor for the visually impaired. She said he used a basic form of Literary Braille, called uncontracted braille, and that subtitle reads “A Kendrick By Letter Blank Lamar.” It’s assumed that he meant “A Blank Letter By Kendrick Lamar.”

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