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Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - Never Catch Me

​“We ain’t dead said the children, don’t believe it. We just made ourselves invisible.” Stirring release from Flying Lotus with soldier of poetic truth… Watch

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Hip-hop Wisdom: Yasiin Bey

Yasiin Bey, known for most of his career as Mos Def, has helped shape the dialogue and definition of hip-hop, both musically and politically for nearly… Read

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Tech N9ne feat. Kendrick Lamar, ¡MAYDAY!, Kendall Morgan, “Fragile”

The Strange Music stalwarts take this art thing serious, and they recruit Kendrick Lamar to say the final word. Off of Tech N9ne’s latest album Something Else. Watch

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Kendrick Lamar and Eddie Peake, “Sing About Me” Part 1

​Kendrick shares billing on this video with artist Eddie Peake, whose mural is visually documented in the video from its creation to finish. And after the… Watch

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Pusha T feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Nosetalgia”

​Pusha T and Kendrick Lamar trade stories on the street trade, performed to their usual high standards. Latest video for Pusha T’s My Name Is My Name. Watch

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ScHoolboy Q feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Collard Greens” Live on Arsenio

Black Hippy makes their mark known on Arsenio. Song off of ScHoolboy Q’s Oxymoron. Watch

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Rock The Bells 2013 Photo Gallery: Day 2

​Day 2 of Rock The Bells brought in even more artists than the first, as we see acts like Dilated Peoples, Danny Brown, Riff Raff, Black Hippy, Wu-Tang Clan… Read

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Kendrick Lamar drops a challenge, and Twitter erupts

So last night, Big Sean non-chalantly leaks an outtake from his upcoming album Hall Of Fame, something done rather routinely in this day, when suddenly Black… Read

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ScHoolboy Q feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Collard Greens”

Black Hippy is in force for next up ScHoolboy Q, and the track’s pulsating kick drum-hi-hat combo seems to keep them asses moving. ​Watch for Macklemore in the… Watch

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Nitty Scott, MC, feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Flower Child”

​Nitty shows off her softer side, taking the proverbial rose-that-grew-from-concrete to heart, while an otherwise sing-songy Kendrick contrasts by playing the… Watch

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Kendrick Lamar, “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe”

Kendrick throws a party-ish funeral for the latest video from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, featuring cameos from Juicy J and ScHoolboy Q, plus a snippet of a new… Watch

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T.I. feat. BoB, Kendrick Lamar, Kris Stephen, “Memories Back Then”

Wistful reminiscence on lost loves from T.I. with guests BoB and Kendrick Lamar. Latest video from Trouble Man. Watch

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Kendrick Lamar feat. Drake, “Poetic Justice”

​Kendrick’s paeon to those little moments in Compton between drive-by shootings when love can bloom gets its moment of screentime. Off of good kid, m.A.A.d.… Watch

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Kendrick Lamar, “Poetic Justice” Live on SNL

Kendrick would not sound out of place on a quiet storm format radio station with this rendition on Saturday Night Live, complete with a live band with a soprano sax. Watch

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Ab-Soul feat. Kendrick Lamar, “ILLuminate”

TDE releases the long awaited video for Ab-Soul’s standout track off of Ab-Soul’s Control System, as Kendrick lends a hand on the hook. Watch

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Kendrick Lamar, “Backseat Freestyle”

​The big club banger on Kendrick’s lauded major label debut, good kid, m.a.A.d city, gets the celluloid treatment. Watch

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A$AP Rocky feat. 2 Chainz, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, “F**kin’ Problems”

A$AP Rocky gets a-listers Drake and Kendrick to air out a little personality flaw of theirs. LongLiveA$AP is coming in January. Watch

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Kendrick Lamar, “A.D.H.D”

VEVO got the goods on a small venue show featuring Kendrick Lamar, and here’s the performance to the Section.80 standout “A.D.H.D.” Watch

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A$AP Rocky & Kendrick Lamar, “Fuckin’ Problem” Live

Straight from A$AP’s camp, we have the video of Kendrick Lamar showing up during A$AP Rocky’s set in Oakland last Wednesday night. Watch

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Show Recap: A$AP Mob brings out Kendrick Lamar, E-40, Too Short

So in the last week, hip-hop was introduced to The Next Big Thing in Kendrick Lamar and his newly released major label debut, good kid m.A.A.d city, ravely… Read

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Show Recap: Kendrick Lamar’s plan on conquest starts with hearts

Welcome to Kendrick Lamar’s three-step plan for world domination. Oh, so you came to the show thinking you were just coming to be entertained? Perhaps, but… Read

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Kendrick Lamar, “Swimming Pools (Drank)” Live on Jimmy Fallon

And the hype engine rolls on for Kendrick’s big major label debut, as he gets the honors of performing his new signature song with The Roots. Watch

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RTB 2012: Black Hippy officially hits the Bay

Reppin’ their SoCal roots, Black Hippy solidified their spot as staples in the California hip-hop game with their first official performance in the Bay Area at… Read

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E-40 feat. Kendrick Lamar, Droop-E, “Catch a Fade”

It’s all about the West on this track. While the youngsters spar with jabs and hooks, E-40 holds court. Watch

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Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre, “The Recipe”

Now that he has Dre’s blessing, is he ready to be ready to be the West Coast’s next big thing? Kendrick Lamar’s performance at Coachella with Dre provides the… Watch

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Kendrick Lamar feat. Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast, “No Make Up”

West Coast, Left Coast, Best Coast… Two of California’s brightest emerging acts recently were paired together by Vitamin Water and Fader in Portland for this… Watch

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Talib Kweli feat. Kendrick Lamar, Curren$y, “Push Thru”

From NOLA to NY to LA: Talib, Kendrick and Curren$y touch on all three coasts with minimal beats and dense flows. From Talib Kweli’s upcoming Prisoner of… Watch

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Rock The Bells 2012’s (youthful) lineup and dates announced

It wasn’t so long ago that Rock The Bells was a revivalist show, about reliving the past. I mean, hell, the name: “Rock the Bells”. Last year’s edition was all… Read

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Show Recap: Kendrick Lamar at the Regency

Things are looking up for young Kendrick Lamar. After plying his craft for years with indie label Top Dawg Entertainment, he will now be on the Interscope… Read