We thought it was out next week. We thought wrong.
The album is due out March 23.
Lamar announced this morning on Instagram that his follow-up to ‘good kid, m.A.A.d City’ will be called ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ and also revealed the record’s provocative cover image.
The new Kendrick Lamar album is almost here.
But he does think there’s some good rappers, and he’ll name them all for you.
Headliners Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige will be joined by Common, Erykah Badu, India.Arie and more at this year’s Essence Festival.
It’s the newest taste of Lamar’s new album, a release date for which is still unknown.
Kendrick Lamar’s GRAMMY-winning track joins songs by Beyoncé and Rick Ross in the pantheon of hits to receive the Emojifried treatment.
Lana Del Rey, Run the Jewels, Action Bronson, the Decemberists and Spoon will also perform, among many more. See the full lineup.
The video eschews traditional music video tropes (with the exception of one rather out of place girl in a bikini) in favor of cherry blossoms and Buddha statues.