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Kendrick Lamar Returns to No. 1 in Doldrums of Music Sales

New York Times - 14 Aug 2017
Kendrick Lamar's latest album, “DAMN.,” released in April, returned to the top of the Billboard chart. Credit Amy Harris/Invision, via Associated Press. After three months, Kendrick Lamar has returned to the top of the Billboard album chart in a slow ...
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Kendrick Lamar: The Rolling Stone Interview - 09 Aug 2017
Everybody's not going to be able to be a Kendrick Lamar. I'm not telling you to rap like me. Be you. Simple as that. I watch a lot of good artists go down like that because you're so focused on what numbers this guy has done, and it dampers your own ...
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Kendrick Lamar proves he's worth the wait, and the hype

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 20 Aug 2017
Even in a musical genre steeped in braggadocio, Kendrick Lamar came into Saturday's Xcel Energy Center concert with an unusually high amount of hype to live up to. The Los Angeles hip-hop star skipped the Twin Cities on tour behind his Grammy-winning ...
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It takes 18 months of practice to rap like Kendrick Lamar

New York Post - 17 Aug 2017
If you want to know exactly how good Kendrick Lamar is, just try rapping like he does. That's what Danielle Macdonald did in preparation for her latest role. In the new movie “Patti Cake$,” which opens Friday, she plays Patti, a k a Killa P, a young ...
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TDE's Punch Teases Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole Album

XXLMAG.COM - 20 Aug 2017
The highly-anticipated joint album with Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole is still a hot topic on people's minds. Will it drop? Is it even a real thing? One person recently decided to ask Top Dawg's Punch for the real deal on the proposed project and got an ...
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A Tale Of Two Kendricks — The DAMN. Music Videos Decoded - 22 Aug 2017
Focusing on the themes and motifs that have become cornerstones of Kendrick's visual identity, the four clips represent a single narrative about the damnation of Kendrick Lamar the man and, ultimately, the salvation of his spirit through faith. To ...
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Kendrick Lamar just copped the perfect electronic cover

Stoney Roads - 24 Aug 2017
Kendrick Lamar's latest album may be considered a no-go-zone in terms of remixing for some, however fellow LA artist Xie was brave enough to go there and she has delivered the goods! The up-and-coming songstress/producer/multi-media artist has taken ...
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The Autofictions of Kendrick Lamar

The New Yorker - 26 Jul 2017
At the start of his popular ascendance, Kendrick Lamar made a point of hiding. In the 2012 video for “Money Trees,” he was shot askance, frequently blocking the camera's view with his hand in a gesture of cool self-protection. The “spectacle” of Lamar ...

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