king kunta

Op-Eds

What Does Protest Music Look Like Today?: The Rebellion of Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples

Two West Coast rappers offered two very different but very valid forms of protest music last year.
Brian Josephs
1.4.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform "King Kunta," "i," and "Alright" with the National Symphony Orchestra

Yeah, you need to see this.
10.21.15
Internet Exploring

Did Kendrick Do an Impression of Drake During Last Night's 'Late Show' Performance?

He switches tone for emphasis, but is it more than emphasis? Now the whole world's talking.
Noisey Staff
9.10.15
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform the 'To Pimp a Butterfly' Medley You've Been Dying to See on Last Night's 'Late Show'

On last night's 'Late Show With Stephen Colbert' he played a medley of tracks from the record for the first time.
Ryan Bassil
9.10.15
RAP BEEF ALERT

Kendrick Dissing Drake on 'Compton' Is the Peak of a Beef That Has Been Growing for Years

And if Drizzy takes the bait, then the game won't be about memes anymore.
Ryan Bassil
8.11.15
Bonnaroo 2015

Kendrick Lamar at Bonnaroo: Is This Dude Even Capable of Making Mistakes?

Kendrick Lamar was almost too perfect at Bonnaroo last night, but that's alright.
Kyle Kramer
6.13.15
we asked a smart person

Will Anyone Care About "Uptown Funk" and "Take Me To Church" in 20 Years?

We spoke to a scientist who explained why you'll be singing that old Chris Brown song in 2025.
Angus Harrison
4.22.15
we saw this

Kendrick Lamar Premiered the "King Kunta" Video in Times Square, and This Is What People Thought of It

"Kendrick Lamar, he's aight. Miley Cyrus is pretty cool, too. She's my bae."
John Hill
4.2.15
Holy Shit

Watch Kendrick Lamar's "King Kunta" Video

Kendrick Lamar takes the world to Compton for the 'To Pimp a Butterfly' standout.
Kyle Kramer
4.1.15