UPDATE 3/11/15 10:48 a.m.: Kendrick's the latest cover star of Rolling Stone, and so more details about To Pimp A Butterfly are emerging. There's a song called "King Kunta" which Pharrell, among hearing it, referred to as "unapologetically black," with producer Mark "Sounwave" Spears saying, "It's just him expressing how he's feeling at the moment. And right now, he's mad." All Lamar says about the meaning of the album title is "That will be taught in college courses someday"; he goes on to describe the album as "honest, fearful and unapologetic." "You take a black kid out of Compton and put him in the limelight, and you find answers about yourself you never knew you were searching for...There's some stuff in there, man. It's a roller coaster. It builds."
UPDATE 3/11/15 8:07 a.m.: FADER's heard that the tracklist for the new album that's going around is a fake. Sorry, everybody!
Well, looks like Kendrick Lamar revealed the cover of his new album—check it out below. If the caption's to be believed, the record's called To Pimp A Butterfly. Cool.
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