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Review: To Pimp A Butterfly

In 1974 Francis Ford Coppola released the sequel to his classic film The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, a movie that critics have said is better than the original classic. 773 more words


Good Kid MAAD City - Kendrick Lamar (2012)

By 2012, Kendrick Lamar was a growing name within, not only the West Coast hip-hop scene, but also within the genre as a whole. He had gained recognition as one of the supposed “leaders of the west” in a highly publicized event with Dr. 976 more words


To Pimp A Butterfly: A Conversation Overheard

The current climate of hip-hop often leaves me feeling disappointed. Don’t get me wrong– I can get down to the latest Travis Scott and Bobby Shmurda bangers, but it seems that most popular rap artists often regurgitate the same shallow sounds and themes, album after album. 1,373 more words


Good Kids Finish First - "King Kunta"

A week before it was officially released, Kendrick Lamar’s newest and highly anticipated album To Pimp A Butterfly was made available on Spotify, and damn near broke the internet. 639 more words


New Kendrick Lamar album cover. March 23rd can’t come quick enough.


Watch your Homies

You tryin’ to spit a verse, I’m trying to crack the microcosms of the universe
It’s all Mathematics!
I multiply division like I was fitted for glasses… 49 more words


Album Review: Oxymoron

This review was initially published in the March 3rd, 2014 issue of the Cento along with staff writer at the time Derek Beaven

It’s difficult to say that ScHoolboy Q and his bucket hat have been in Kendrick Lamar’s shadow, but it’s even more difficult to say that TDE became a household name for reasons other than Good Kid M.A.A.D City. 801 more words