Kendrick Lamar

Noisey News

Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar

The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Kristin Corry
Cursed Music

Whatever You Do, Don't Listen to This Kendrick Lamar/"Take On Me" Mashup

"Backseat Freestyle" aligns perfectly with a-ha's 80s earworm, but that doesn't mean that you should play it on repeat or even—God forbid—enjoy it. No, you should avoid it for fear of being cursed.
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar's "Tints" Is a Windows-Down Stunner

The two LA greats team up again on "Tints," a single in advance of .Paak's long in-the-works follow-up to 'Malibu.'
Colin Joyce

Kendrick Lamar and Lil Wayne Are a Perfect Student-Master Duo on "Mona Lisa"

The 'Carter V' stand out is the long-awaited collaboration of two of the best rappers alive.
Jabbari Weekes
Noisey News

Quincy Jones's New Documentary Looks Even Better Than That Wild Interview

The legendary producer shares the trailer to 'Quincy,' his upcoming documentary on Netflix.
Kristin Corry

Eminem Just Surprise Released A New Album Called 'Kamikaze'

It's the first Eminem album since last year's 'Revival'. Kendrick Lamar and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon are both credited on the album.
Shaad D’Souza

Tracking Music’s Embrace of Living Clean Over Living Fast

Musicians no longer seem to be ashamed of appearing to take care of their own health, and that's a good thing.
Jeremy Allen

Mac Miller Is at His Lyrical Best on 'Swimming'

The Pittsburgh rapper's new record is about recovery, but he's sharp enough to resist the simple narratives.
Alex Robert Ross
Way Out West

At Splendour In The Grass, Boys Will Be Boys and Capitalism Will Be Capitalism

Splendour 2018 represented the best of our current cultural shift in acts like Stella Donnelly, Lorde and Kendrick Lamar. At times, it also represented the worst.
Sam West
Noisey News

Spotify to Restore XXXTentacion Songs to Their Playlists After Outcry

The company's "hateful conduct" policy was reportedly protested by Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to pull his music from the platform.
Phil Witmer
Noisey News

Janet Jackson Thinks New Artists Are More Courageous Than Ever

In an interview with Billboard, Janet Jackson talks about her legacy, new music, and who she's listening to today.
Kristin Corry
New music

Jay Rock's "Win" Is Victorious As Hell

Like, there are trumpets. Plus: it features Kendrick Lamar on the ad-lib.
Lauren O'Neill