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TDE President Dismisses Idea of Kendrick Lamar Returning to Music Soon

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Well, it looks like any plans to bring Kendrick Lamar back to the music scene have been stalled. Top Dawg Entertainment president Punch hit the Twitter timeline on Dot’s birthday and declared “Nah. Niggas don’t appreciate it,” when a message was sent to him, request the return of the rapper. Recently, Twitter has expressed some […]

Happy 33rd Birthday To Kendrick Lamar!

On this day in Hip Hop history, Compton based rapper Kendrick Lamar was born in Los Angeles, California. Since the start of the decade, Kendrick has been credited with being one of, if not the, best rappers of this generation. Kendrick’s jazz and funk-inspired take on Hip Hop come with a level of integrity reminiscent of […]

TDE CEO Says ‘King Kendrick Will Return Soon’

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Kendrick Lamar season is approaching. Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith was speaking in an Instagram Live session and let fans know that the rapper is on the way. “King Kendrick will return soon,” wrote in a comment. Beforehand he urged fans to “Stay patient.” The last time we formally heard from Kendrick Lamar was during the […]

Listen Now: 10 Songs Soundtracking The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

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As much as 2015 saw tragedy with countless acts of police brutality and racially-charged misconduct, it also saw communities coming together in solidarity. In particular, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has expanded its reach feverishly, working towards reforming what time and time again is proving our society has become one that deeply needs mending. With the philosophical […]

Kendrick Lamar Prank Called Jay Rock on Power 106 LA & It’s Hilarious

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Kendrick Lamar isn’t always attacking cultural appropriation. He’s a bit of a jokester if you didn’t know. Jay Rock found out the hard way this week, when he took to Power 106 LA to help promote his new album, 90059, which features every member of TDE, and a stellar contribution from Busta Rhymes. Well, never mind […]

Here are the nominations for the BET Hip Hop Awards: Drake leads with 12 nominations

Well it’s no surprise that Drake leads the nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards with 12 nominations. Big Sean follows with 10 nominations, while Nicki Minaj has nine nods. Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole earn eight nominations each. See a full list of nominees below. BET HIP-HOP AWARDS 2015 NOMINATIONS Advertisement BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO Big Sean feat. Chris Brown […]

Kendrick Lamar Pens Open Letter to Tupac Shakur On His 19th Deathiversary

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It’s safe to say that the cultural influence and creativity of Tupac Shakur rubbed off on Kendrick Lamar. K. Dot expresses his admiration for the late West Coast rapper in interviews and songs. His latest album To Pimp A Butterfly contained a song titled “Mortal Man” where Kendrick imagined a conversation with him and Pac. Today […]

Listen to Jay Rock’s “Easy Bake” f/ Kendrick Lamar

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One half of Black Hippy reunite The last time Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar appeared on an album, “Money Trees” happened. The slow-building, cryptic, DJ Dahi-produced ode to financial safety is widely known as Jay Rock’s coming out party, and for good reason. His verse, decidedly more aggressive than Kendrick’s, never stopped for air on […]

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s New Video, “For Free? (Interlude)”

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After releasing a sensational video for “Alright” last month, Kendrick Lamar returns with a clip for one of the more unlikely music video candidates on his chart-topping To Pimp A Butterfly album. The Joe Weil-directed video for “For Free?”–which is also apparently directed by The Little Homies–depicts a demanding woman lashing out at someone over […]

The Nominees for The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards are…

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Taylor Swift leads the pack with nine nominations followed by Ed Sheeran with six.  Beyonce and Mark Ronson both have five nominations and Kendrick Lamar has four. The category for Best Hip-Hop Video is fiercely competitive this year, Kendrick Lamar‘s “Alright,”  Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen,” Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda,” Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” featuring Charlie Puth, and […]

Watch Jidenna’s Video for the “Classic Man” Remix, Featuring Kendrick Lamar

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Jidenna’s back, with some friends Jidenna‘s hit song, “Classic Man,” has become the summer’s unlikely ubiquitous smash, sporting a Top 10 peak on at least 5 Billboard charts, including R&B and Rythmic, and a remix that will only heighten the hype. Advertisement That remix has been treated to a music video, and above you can […]

Kendrick Lamar Responds to Geraldo Rivera’s Criticism of His BET Awards Performance

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPSHbBHPbSg Kendrick comes out of his shell to respond to Rivera’s comments Very rarely does Kendrick Lamar respond to what happens in popular media. He only recently began popping up on TMZ, he hardly tweets, his Instagram is a ghost town, and if you search blog sites, you’ll see his music, and his music videos. […]

Kendrick Lamar Responds to Fox News Correspondent

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When Kendrick Lamar shuts you down, he does it so effortlessly In other news, Fox News is still at it. Their target this time, TDE’s Kendrick Lamar. King Kendrick opened up Sunday’s BET Awards with his song, “Alright” which he performed on top of a police car. Fox correspondent Geraldo Rivera had this to say […]