Tag: Kendrick Lamar

Songs Kendrick Makes “Mask Off” the Great Song it Deserves to Be

Kendrick Makes “Mask Off” the Great Song it Deserves to Be

Kendrick Lamar Lends a Stellar Verse to Future’s Highest Charting Hit, Making it Worthy of Such Success   “Mask Off” is not the best song Future has put out this year. Hell, it’s not even the best song on FUTURE, the first of two albums that the prolific codeine rapper has released in 2017. Still, its …

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Albums Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.

The Best Rapper Alive Returns With a Patchy But Strong Fourth LP, Once Again Affirming His Legendary Status   Listening to DAMN. over the course of the Easter long weekend, I couldn’t help feeling similarly to how I did two years ago when To Pimp a Butterfly dropped. Though there’s very little in the music here like …

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Music Kendrick’s DAMN. Just Dropped

Kendrick’s DAMN. Just Dropped

His Follow Up to 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly and Last Year’s untitled. unmastered. is Now Available to Stream   Kendrick Lamar – probably the greatest living rapper and, by extension, one of the best ever – has just released his new album, DAMN. You can stream it now on Spotify and Apple Music.

Music If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late For Drake

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late For Drake

It Seems Increasingly Obvious That We’re Living in a World of Drake’s Rapid Decline, Which is Sad But Almost Unavoidable   Three days ago, Drake’s surprise retail mixtape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late turned two years old. In rap years, that’s basically a decade, and the interim has not been overly kind to the Canadian wonder …

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Music Grammys Reward White Mediocrity

Grammys Reward White Mediocrity

Yeah, I’m Making This A Race Thing, ‘Cause How Do You Not At This Point?   A few hours ago, Adele took home the Grammy for Album of the Year for 25, beating out Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Last year, Taylor Swift’s 1989 won over Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly. The year before that, Beck’s Morning Phase won over another Beyoncé record, …

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