Kendrick Lamar dropped his highly anticipated album Damn on Friday and the Internet just can’t stop talking about it. The rapper’s fourth project touches on everything from Donald Trump to FOX News. Check out some of the best tweets about the K. Dot’s hot new album.
The Grammy Awards, and pretty much any other “mainstream” (read white dominated) music awards show, tends to give black artists ghettoized accolades--“urban” “R&B” and “hip-hop” awards but never the “pop” awards – “Video of the Year” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” etc.
As the time has come again for us to honor those whose work in the fields of television, music, literature, film and social justice shone so brightly via the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude for those who made a tough year so much easier to survive.
As President Obama gets ready to pass the reigns to Donald Trump, Kendrick Lamar has an idea what he should do with all his newfound free time: practice his basketball skills. In an interview with Complex during this weekend’s Art Basel, K.Dot reveals what he thinks Obama will be doing once his time in the […]
As November 25 quickly approaches, Abel Tesfaye — aka The Weeknd — continues to poise himself for the release of his forthcoming album, Starboy. Tesfaye dropped off the album’s tracklist and two new singles yesterday. On “Party Monster,” The Weeknd taps previous collaborator Lana Del Rey (additional vocals around the 3:15 mark) for another quintessential ode to party life […]
“I knew from the jump that it was gonna be a challenge for my listeners’ ear,” Kendrick Lamar tells Rick Rubin about To Pimp a Butterfly. “But if I’m challenging myself in the studio, I want to challenge you as well.” For GQ Style’s first-ever Holiday issue, Kendrick sat down with the legendary record producer/former co-President of Columbia […]
After breaking barriers with his first Reebok collab, which aimed to lessen the tension between Crips and Bloods in his hometown of Compton, California, K.Dot has another fresh pair of kicks on the way.
ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).