When the lights shut off, an artist’s dream is that their work will stand the test of time. The ones that influence our culture are the ones we most remember. Here, two powerful creative forces come together to elevate the status quo and lay ground to their legacy. This is their poetry. Sing about them. This is part one.
Kendrick Lamar sat down with the GRAMMY’s for a group of ten 1-minute interview clips where he speaks on the message of behind good kid, m.A.A.d city, his artistic legacy, what a GRAMMY nomination would mean, maintaining focus and plenty more topics. Catch all ten of the clips after the jump.
Kendrick finally releases the long awaited visual for his “Poetic Justice” hit featuring Drake off good kid, m.A.A.d city. A little disappointed Janet didn’t make a guest appearance like Kendrick was hoping for.
At the Rough Trade record shop in London doing an in-store signing K-Dot performs tracks off good kid, m.A.A.d city. In this video he performs “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” and after the jump catch videos of him performing “Backseat Freestyle” and “m.A.A.d city”.
We have been seeing a lot from Kendrick Lamar lately and need to get used to it because his album is getting a lot of praise since it dropped earlier this week. Here is a commercial promoting his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, in stores now. Support good hip-hop and go cop this album!
On the eve of Kendrick’s debut album release he decided to throw a free concert outside the Staples Center and caused a riot until police shut it down. He performed tracks, “Swimming Pools (Drank)” and “The Recipe” off the album along with Section.80 tracks, “HiiiPoWer” and “A.D.H.D.” For more footage of him performing the other tracks check after the jump.