good kid/m.A.A.d. reactions: The 20 Best Reactions To Kendrick Lamar’s Debut Album
Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d. city is a record that conveys the paradox of premature disillusionment, but isn’t satisfied with the usual way these stories are told. It’s a thoughtfully dense, intricate articulation of maturity from the perspective of a young man who seems preternaturally self-aware and conflicted. It also seems positioned to simply absorb acclaim, representing intelligence without controversy.