Tagged: Kendrick Lamar

illmatic google play video

Watch Nas, Schoolboy Q, and Kendrick Lamar Discuss Illmatic in a New Mini-doc

April 19th is the 20th anniversary of Nas’ Illmatic, and next Tuesday, the seminal hip-hop record is being reissued. To celebrate, Google Play brought together a bunch of characters, including Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Jay … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2014 7:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

Stream: Alicia Keys f. Kendrick Lamar, “It’s On Again” (Prod. by Pharrell)

Today, Alicia Keys delivers a powerful new song entitled “Its On Again,” an unexpected collaboration featuring Kendrick Lamar and produced by Pharrell. A robust opening line from Lamar forecasts an impressive track; “It’s On Again” … read more »

POSTED March 31, 2014 4:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

Stream: YG f. Kendrick Lamar, “Really Be (Smokin N Drinkin) (Prod. by Ty Dolla $ign)”

Last night while YG was onstage at The FADER Fort Presented by Converse with special guests and fellow Angelenos Ty Dolla $ign and Snoop Dogg, a new Left Coast-leaning song from his forthcoming debut My … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2014 11:14AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Kendrick Lamar and Black Hippy Will ‘Likely’ Release Albums This Year

At the end of last year, CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith claiming 2014 as TDE’s own, promising six new albums aka a “take over.” Two and a half months and two albums — Isaiah Rashad’s … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2014 8:55PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform at NBA All-Star Game Weekend

One of the highlights of the NBA All-Star Game Weekend wasn’t even basketball-related. It was Kendrick Lamar‘s performance in between Saturday night’s three-point and dunk contests. Styled in a pair of Kanye West‘s coveted Red … read more »

POSTED February 16, 2014 1:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS:
Drake gets chatty

Read Drake’s Genius Response to Macklemore’s Kendrick Grammy Text

In a forthcoming interview with Rolling Stone, Drake weighs in on Macklemore’s Grammy win and his bizarrely-made-public text to Kendrick Lamar. I don’t know what the award for best interview answer is, but Drake surely … read more »

POSTED February 12, 2014 3:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (17) TAGS: , , , ,

Interview: Tarryn Alberts, A South African Street Dancer

The 23-year-old from Soweto opens up about dance battles, touring with Die Antwoord, and why she’ll never change her look—for anyone. read more »

POSTED February 6, 2014 12:37PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, Featured - Sprite, Sprite Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Kendrick Lamar Says Macklemore’s Grammy Win Was ‘Well Deserved’

Macklemore kicked-off his apology tour well before he heard his name called at Sunday night’s Grammy ceremony; and after he picked up his four trophies– one for Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best … read more »

POSTED January 30, 2014 1:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

The Best of the Grammys Red Carpet

Unlike its silver screen counterparts, the Grammy awards show is all about standing out and starting conversation. That means that usually its attendees take greater risks with their wardrobes, though with the exception of Pharrell’s … read more »

POSTED January 27, 2014 11:15AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Macklemore Dominates Hip-Hop Categories, and All the Rest of the Grammy Winners

Even though they barely made the committee’s cut and despite his own reservations, Macklemore (and Ryan Lewis) dominated in the rap categories at tonight’s Grammy Awards. The contentious duo dominated the pre-show rap categories, tallying … read more »

POSTED January 27, 2014 1:10AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,