To Pimp A Butterfly

After being announced more than two years ago, Kendrick Lamar’s biography has finally received a release date.

So the nominations for the Grammy Awards are in and the rap album category is stacked with the talents of J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive; Dr. Dre’s Compton; Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late; Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly; and Nicki Minaj’s The Pinkprint. We love Dr. Dre and all but […]

The upcoming 2016 Grammy Award nominations were rolled out this morning and the verdict was in that Kendrick Lamar had made history.

If these walls could talk, they would say Kendrick Lamar is the sh*t and he’s putting it down for the purest form of Hip-Hop music.

The power of the p-u-s-s-y has been appraised long enough and Kendrick Lamar’s “For Free? (Interlude)” video is here to put some monetary vaule on the D.

Kendrick Lamar has assured us that “we ‘gon be alright” but one of the singles from his critically acclaimed album, To Pimp a Butterfly may cost him a pretty penny.

Kendrick Lamar’s current album, To Pimp a Butterfly, may or may not be on the top of your best albums list at the moment but best believe the TDE mainstay knew it was a huge risk to obtain widespread acceptance.

Kendrick Lamar is sticking to his guns of not only being a messiah for the hood, but not adoring his feet with any glitzy sneakers, as he promised on the infamous “Control” verse.

Baltimore, Charleston, Compton, Ferguson. Pick a city; any city. The country is boiling with racial tensions and the same environments that raise us are facilitating our deaths.

Back in March, a New Jersey High School teacher Brian Mooney wrote a blog about using Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly album as part of his curriculum. The post went viral, catching Lamar’s attention, and on Monday (June 8) the Compton rapper paid a surprise visit to High Tech High School to hear the students […]

Kendrick Lamar is proving that there are no boundaries his unapologetically “black album,” To Pimp a Butterfly can push. Who would have thought a kid from Compton could record songs with Taylor Swift and cover Ebony magazine in the same calendar year and still not lose an ounce of street credibility.

Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly has taken on a new historical context, and that means outside of earning perfect ratings.