Kendrick Lamar exploded onto the national scene with the critically acclaimed and hot-selling major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d City in late 2012. With seven Grammy Awards nominations leading up to the big awards show this Sunday (January 26), K-Dot spoke about why he made his smash concept album, how he stays creative and much more […]
Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city was heralded for its continuous timeline that threaded through his adolescent journey that all entailed the pitfalls the streets of Compton had to dish out. The album’s apex, “Sing About Me,” dealt with weighty topics such as weighty topics such as death and righteous morality.
Nothing was the same for Kendrick Lamar after he quit trying to be a carbon copy of what he heard on the radio. He and veteran Hip-Hop journalist Shaheem Reid discussed the importance of this transformation during an interview that took place during this year’s Budweiser Made in America Festival.
Today (October 22), marks the first anniversary of Kendrick Lamar‘s critically acclaimed debut good kid, m.A.A.d city.