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TDE CEO Says ‘King Kendrick Will Return Soon’

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 […]

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

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 BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO Big Sean feat. Chris Brown and […]

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

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

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)”

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…

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

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. That remix has been treated to a music video, and above you can watch […]

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

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 […]

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s New Video, “Alright”

Perfect timing Kendrick Lamar opened up Sunday’s BET Awards with “Alright,” his Pharrell-produced summer banger, and today, footage of Geraldo Rivera on Fox News blaming the song for some of the issues facing African-Americans today surfaced. Screw it. Here’s the music video for the stellar anthem. Advertisement

J. Cole Brought Out Kendrick Lamar in L.A. Last Night

Just Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole performing A Tale Of 2 Citiez together. — HIP HOP FACTS (@OnlyHipHopFacts) June 27, 2015 J. Cole continues to show out on Dollar and a Dream Tour J. Cole‘s Dollar and a Dream Tour is like his B-Sides show, before there was a B-Sides show. On the tour, […]

Ebony Magazine Announces New Editor-In-Chief

After previous editor Mitzi Miller abruptly left the magazine in February, Kierna Mayo has stepped in as Ebony’s new editor-in-chief According to The Root, after only 10 months on the job, Mitzi Miller left on the grounds that she wanted “to pursue new ventures that include creating stories for television and film.” Miller’s departure could be linked […]

Kendrick Lamar Joins Jidenna on the “Classic Man” Remix

K. Dot joins the “Classic Man” on a scorching remix Jidenna‘s “Classic Man” was released in February, but the up-tempo summer banger has caught fire in the early warm-weather months thanks to a stellar music video, and some marquee performances from the Brooklyn resident. As Wondaland Records, Janelle Monae‘s Epic Records-helmed movement, plans its debut […]

Here’s Kendrick Lamar Performing “These Walls” Live on ‘Ellen’

Kendrick Lamar shows off the depth of his latest album on Ellen Since the release of his sophomore album, To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar has pretty much gone quiet, outside of the release of his “King Kunta” music video, and a feature and cameo on Taylor Swift‘s latest #1 single, “Bad Blood.” According to […]