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Kendrick Lamar Performs “HUMBLE.” & “DNA.” At MTV VMAs, Wins Video Of The Year

MTV got it right. Kendrick Lamar‘s video for “HUMBLE.” off his critically acclaimed DAMN. album won “Video of the Year” at MTV Video Music Awards.  Also, the Compton rapper set off last night’s (Aug. 27) show with fiery performance of the tune and “DNA.” We say fiery because there really was a man on fire. The […]

Jay Rock’s Album Is Being Mixed

Jay Rock album coming soon, ya bish. After Kendrick Lamar‘s DAMN. dropped, Top Dawg promised that 2017 would bring new albums from SZA, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock. While some skeptics felt like Jay Rock would get brushed over, perhaps it’s time to erase your doubt. Jay Rock took to Instagram to post a picture of his engineer Derek Ali behind the boards, doing […]

Kendrick Lamar – DNA

Following the release of Damn last week, Kendrick Lamar shares his new video for “DNA” which is directed by Nabil and the little homies (Dave Free and Kendrick) and stars Don Cheadle. Check it out above and grab Damn on iTunes and streaming outlets now. The video opens on a handcuffed Lamar being approached by Cheadle, who […]

Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.

Kendrick Lamar dropped the presumptive first single — titled “Humble” — from his highly anticipated forthcoming album on Thursday night, just a week after teasing new music with a cryptic Instagram post. The song, less exploration of contrition on the part of Lamar than an instruction to his peers, picks up a thread NPR Music […]

Ab-Soul Expresses Frustration With Music Career: “This Bench Is Gettin’ Warm as F*ck”

Artistic frustration is nothing new in hip-hop and it seems like Ab-Soul is the latest artist to air out his grievances. Though he’s already dropped an album, the Carson, Calif. native has yet to release a project on the scale of fellow TDE artists Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q. He shared his frustration on Twitter, […]

Kendrick Lamar – Alright [VMG Approved]

Kendrick Lamar’s magnum opus To Pimp a Butterfly didn’t have many obvious single candidates, but the smooth, soulful Pharrell production “Alright” was one of them. It now has an ambitious music video to match that candidacy, one directed by Colin Tilley and The Little Homies. (Tilley is a veteran music video director, one who has […]