7 Things We Learned From Kendrick Lamar’s Twitter Q&A

His thoughts on his artist peers, the making of To Pimp A Butterfly, his future as a college guest lecturer, and more.

Tonight Kendrick Lamar, who's relatively quiet on social media, hosted a rare Twitter Q&A. The Compton MC fielded questions about everything from Lil Wayne to the making of To Pimp A Butterfly, his favorite artist at the moment, and potentially giving lectures at college campuses. Here are all the takeaways from his Q&A.

1. He has a lot of respect for Lil Wayne.

2. Spirits helped him make To Pimp A Butterfly.

3. He stans for Earl Sweatshirt.

4. Even though he's cited Tupac as the inspiration behind the title To Pimp A Butterfly, the American pimp-turned-novelist Iceberg Slim was also influential.

5. He wants to give lectures at college campuses.

6. It won't be long before his next tour.

7. His favorite track on the album is an interlude.

7 Things We Learned From Kendrick Lamar’s Twitter Q&A