• To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar Dropped 5 Years Ago
    Albums,  Hip Hop,  Music

    To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar Dropped 5 Years Ago

    5 years ago today, Kendrick Lamar released his 3rd album, To Pimp a Butterfly. To Pimp a Butterfly was the follow-up to his classic, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City. As many of you may know, Kendrick Lamar is my favorite new school rapper along with J. Cole. To Pimp a Butterfly went on to sell over a million copies and won a Grammy for Best Rap album. The album received its fair share of praise and criticism. It was ranked as the best album of 2015 by many publications, including Rolling Stone, Billboard and Pitchfork. The album incorporates elements of jazz, funk, soul, spoken word, and avant-garde music and explores a…

  • Kendrick Lamar Compilation for Mixtape Friday
    Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Mixtape Friday,  Mixtapes/Compilation Albums,  Music

    Kendrick Lamar Compilation for Mixtape Friday

    Last week, we highlighted J. Cole as he’s one of two favorite artists of this generation. This week, we’re highlighting the other one and it’s none other than Kendrick Lamar. Kendrick Lamar has released four studio albums and the Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City being his breakout project. Kendrick has also released a countless number of mixtapes, collaborations and features over the years. Kendrick hasn’t released a new album in over two and half years. Damn was the last album he dropped, and it went triple platinum. Either way, he has enough material to hold us over until he decides to release some new music. For this Kendrick Lamar playlist, there…