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Kendrick Lamar is Being Sued For Illegally Using a Bill Withers Sample in 2009

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Kendrick Lamar‘s success has come, for the most part, without incident. He’s managed to stay clear of scandals and a lot of the pitfalls that young rappers usually fall victim to. Unfortunately, even the thorough Cornrow Kenny gets slapped with a lawsuit every once in a while. A company called the Mattie Music Group, responsible […]

On The Rise: Ivy Sole Bares It All On Her Debut EP, ‘EDEN’

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  “Word around town is real rap is on the way.” Twenty-two year old Ivy Sole sends her warning shot to Hip Hop on her debut EP, EDEN. Balancing duality as a singer and rapper, Sole bares it all over indie beats and soulful samples, covering the Alicia Keys classic, “You Don’t Know My Name.” […]

The Full Credits For Kendrick Lamar’s ‘untitled unmastered.’ Have Been Released

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Kendrick Lamar‘s untitled unmastered. album was surprise-released last month, featuring some of the unmastered demos from K. Dot’s To Pimp A Butterfly studio sessions, some of which Kendrick had been performing at live engagements, like The Late Show and The GRAMMYs. Kendrick was the only rapper on the eight-track project, but there were obvious guest contributions […]

Kendrick Lamar Pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant With Awesome Highlight Clip

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Kendrick Lamar is a native of Compton, California, which means his “hometown” team was the Los Angeles Lakers growing up, and you can spot him seated courtside at the Staples Center on any given night, watching Kobe Bryant‘s farewell tour, and the Lakers crop of young players try to figure out just how the heck they’re […]

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform “untitled 7” at Yesterday’s #FinalFour Show

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Yesterday was a big one in the sports world, as a few college basketball powerhouses took each other on for the right to play in tomorrow night’s Division 1 National Championship game. Villanova and UNC emerged victorious, but so did Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, who appeared on both the #FinalFour pre-show with Charles Barkley and […]

Kendrick Lamar Joins Charles Barkley, Ernie Johnson on #FinalFour Pre-Show

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.@kendricklamar joins “The #FinalFour Show” on #TBS before his NCAA March Madness Music Festival performance tonight https://t.co/R0aopByL4R — March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV) April 2, 2016 It isn’t March anymore, but this weekend will bring out all the Madness a sports fan can handle. One Final Four game, Oklahoma vs Villanova, is already underway, and later […]

Kendrick Lamar, Ice Cube And Funkadelic Dive Into Outer Space For New Video

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Godfather of Funk George Clinton is back with Funkadelic‘s “Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You? (Remix)” video featuring Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube. The Video God directed video features K. Dot manning the Mothership Connection as actor Michael Colyar is transported from his cousin’s broken down car to the pimped out spacecraft. Then Dr. Funkenstein himself reports to the hook, as Ice Cube […]

2 Chainz And Lil’ Wayne Gear Up For Surprise Pop-Up Show

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2 Chainz recently sat down for an interview with J. Cruz of The Cruz Show on LA’s Power 106 to discuss his latest collaborative project, Collegrove, with Lil’ Wayne. During the interview, 2 Chainz discussed how the project came about and why he decided to collaborate with Weezy. “It’s artistic. It was fun. That’s my homeboy. […]

DJ Khaled Hints at Possible Kendrick Lamar Anthem

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At this point everything is a major key. But what these two geniuses have in store for the world is definitely something to be on the look out for. DJ Khaled  and Kendrick Lamar recently hung out at a Los Angeles Clippers game. Khaled then uploaded a picture of him and K. Dot to Instagram quoting: “stay […]

Kendrick Lamar Says Lil Wayne Is The Greatest; Wayne Responds

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For those who may not know, Kendrick Lamar is a brand ambassador for Reebok and to commemorate the launch of the brand’s famous sneaker, the Reebok Classic Leather, Kdot was invited to a fashion show at London’s Tate Modern museum, where he performed and spoke the audience. During the event, Kendrick spoke with The Coveteur […]

Kendrick Lamar Returns, Rihanna Reigns Yet Again on This Week’s Music #WrapSheet

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Lately, the charts have been a predictable carousel of some of music’s biggest stars, from Adele and Rihanna to Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, but with just a week’s warning, Kendrick Lamar has re-entered his name atop the Billboard 200. The charts were made official today by Billboard, and for the second time in as many years, […]

Here’s New Footage of a Recent Kendrick Lamar Studio Session

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Kendrick Lamar generally takes off at least a year after releasing a project, be it a mixtape or an album, but these last 12 months has been quite different. Following the release of To Pimp A Butterfly, K. Dot remained quite visible and active, from TV appearances and apparel endorsements to the surprise release of his […]

Man Tries Attacking Trump Wearing J.Cole Dreamville Shirt

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Update: For those who still find themselves wondering why circumstances have been escalating the way they have at Trump rallies lately, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow does an excellent job of putting it into perspective here, along with footage of the candidate on countless occasions not only condoning, but praising violence at his events. — Tensions continue […]

Protesters Chant “F*ck Donald Trump” to the Tune of “Knuck If You Buck” After Trump’s Cancelled Chicago Rally

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#TrumpRally protesters chant "We gonna be alright" after announcement of a Trump no-show. pic.twitter.com/FXce08oWzI — Chicago Reader (@Chicago_Reader) March 12, 2016 Yesterday, Donald Trump was scheduled to appear at a rally at the University of Illinois in Chicago, but cancelled his appearance due to security concerns and rampant protests on site. The rally would be […]

Protesters Chant Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” After Trump Cancels Rally

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Kendrick Lamar continues to unite people with his inspirational lyrics, just as Republican frontrunner Donald Trump refuses to take any sort of responsibility for the destructiveness of his downright divisive and racist rhetoric on the campaign trail. A group of peaceful protesters were heard chanting the triumphant chorus to “Alright” from Kendrick’s five-time Grammy Award-winning […]