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Kendrick Lamar

  1. go nuts for donuts
    WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Floats on in ‘N95’ Music VideoA follow-up to “The Heart Part Five.”
  2. vulture guides
    A Big Guide to Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & the Big SteppersIs it a double album? What’s Kodak Black doing here? And who is Mr. Morale?
  3. new kung fu kenny
    Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Is Here, Step to ItHe’s back and going on tour after five years of waiting.
  4. top dawgs
    TDE Played the Long GameFor years, Kendrick Lamar and his (soon-to-be former) record label dominated hip-hop. But getting there came at a cost.
  5. new kung fu kenny
    32 Times We Thought We Were Getting Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Follow-upWhen figuring out new K.Dot release dates turned into a national pastime.
  6. my deepfake is dropping
    Kendrick Lamar Brings Deepfake Deep Truths to ‘The Heart Part 5’ Music VideoThe music video uses deepfakery from Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
  7. new kung fu kenny
    Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Is Finally Coming, Alright?Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers is out May 13.
  8. vulture lists
    The Super Bowl Halftime-Show Performers, Ranked by How Long They Were OnstageWho did the most in this group project?
  9. no more drama
    Watch Dr. Dre and Friends’ SFW Super Bowl Halftime ShowWith an upside-down 50 Cent!
  10. super bowl lvi
    What Is This Super Bowl Halftime-Show Trailer?Everything but a “‘G’ thang.”
  11. loyalty.
    Kendrick Lamar Reunites With Saxophonist Terrace Martin on ‘Drones’The producer was integral to 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly.
  12. super bowl lvi
    Five Hip-Hop Titans Will Co-Headline the Super Bowl Halftime ShowDr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar will share the stage.
  13. family ties
    Kendrick Lamar Keeps the Cousinly Love Going on Baby Keem’s ‘Range Brothers’The rapper also contributes to “Vent,” off Keem’s album The Melodic Blue.
  14. my single is dropping
    Kendrick Lamar Makes a Triumphant Return on ‘Family Ties’ With Baby KeemNormani stars in the new visual.
  15. new kung fu kenny?
    Kendrick Lamar Says He’s Working on ‘Final’ Top Dawg Entertainment Album“I feel joy to have been a part of such a cultural imprint after 17 years,” the rapper wrote in a new message.
  16. the festival circuit
    Kendrick Lamar to Perform One (1) Show in 2021With probably zero (0) new songs.
  17. beyoncé
    UCLA Gymnast Nia Dennis Is Back With More Beyoncé in a New Floor RoutineAnd Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliott, 2Pac, Megan Thee Stallion, and more.
  18. 2021 preview
    28 Albums We Can’t Wait to Hear in 2021Even amid *all of this,* unannounced drops and extended rollouts continue apace.
  19. a long talk
    We Should’ve Listened to Busta RhymesHip-hop’s foremost oracle returns with ELE2, once again putting the world — not to mention rap — on high alert.
  20. my single is dropping
    Kendrick Lamar Cuts First 2020 Verse on Busta Rhymes’s ‘Look Over Your Shoulder’The song also has a Jackson 5 sample, backing vocals by SZA, and a Chris Rock outro.
  21. the songs of protest
    We Are Not ‘Alright’The world Kendrick’s song envisioned seems far away today. The moment requires a different kind of protest song, and rappers are putting in work.
  22. the show goes on
    Glastonbury Festival Still a Go, With Kendrick Lamar Set to HeadlinePaul McCartney, Taylor Swift, and Diana Ross will also perform at the five-day U.K. festival that’s meant to happen in June.
  23. pglang
    Kendrick Lamar, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Launches Something ‘Selfless’Yara Shahidi, Baby Keem, Jorja Smith, and Florence Welch are also involved in the “at-service company,” starring in its short film.
  24. grammys
    The Grammys Love a Rap-Rock Performance, But What’s the Best One?From last night’s Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. reunion, to that time that Kendrick Lamar got onstage with Imagine Dragons.
  25. grammys
    The Greatest Grammys Snubs of All TimeAll the times the award show got it wrong.
  26. coming attractions
    32 Albums We Can’t Wait to Hear in 2020You know, besides Rihanna.
  27. what were the 2010s?
    Who Was the Best New Artist of the 2010s? Vulture InvestigatesWe crunched the numbers and they don’t lie.
  28. song review
    Schoolboy Q’s New Song Is a Reminder Why He’s One of the Best Rappers We’ve GotIt’s not even two minutes long but it’s still a blast to listen to.
  29. oscars 2019
    Kendrick Lamar and SZA Will Not Perform at the Oscars“All the Stars” won’t be performed by anyone else, either.
  30. frank ocean watch
    Frank Ocean’s Tumblr Promises New Music, Was Probably HackedOcean’s account had teased collaborations with SZA, Kendrick Lamar, and André 3000.
  31. heresy!
    The Oscars Might Only Let Two Original Song Nominees Perform During the TelecastThe Academy’s off the deep end! Watch as it dives in!
  32. black panther soundtrack
    Kendrick Lamar and SZA Settle Lawsuit With Artist Over ‘All the Stars’ VideoLina Iris Viktor claimed Lamar and SZA mimicked her paintings in the video after she denied them permission.
  33. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Music Videos of 2018Featuring Childish Gambino, the Carters, Janelle Monáe, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, and more.
  34. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap: Tyler Makes Music for the Grinch, Kossisko Gets Absurd, MoreFeaturing Kossisko, Chris Crack, City Girls, MBNel, Mike WiLL Made-It , and, uh, Tyler the Creator’s Grinch music.
  35. power jams
    What’s on Michelle Obama’s Photoshoot Playlist?Kendrick, Chance, and Michael Jackson, apparently.
  36. the week in rap
    This Week in Rap MusicFrom slick ’70s drug rap to vital California storytelling, and everything in between.
  37. best of 2018
    The Best Songs of 2018 (So Far)Including Cardi B, the Weeknd, Kacey Musgraves, Beach House, Janelle Monáe, Kendrick Lamar, and more.
  38. album review
    Tha Carter V Is Lil Wayne’s Best Album in YearsIt is almost surgically all-inclusive. There are nods to every region of American rap music and nearly every era of Wayne.
  39. guides
    Eminem’s Surprise Album, Kamikaze: 10 Things to KnowEverything from why Kendrick Lamar is credited as a songwriter, to its Beastie Boys homage, to how it deals with Trump.
  40. vulture lists
    Every VMAs Video of the Year Award, Ranked From Worst to BestFrom that one super dated Dire Straits video to multiple Beyoncé videos, to that Neil Young video that got him banned from MTV for a while.
  41. castings
    Kendrick Lamar Will Make His Acting Debut on Power This WeekendAs a “friend” of 50 Cent’s Kanan, allegedly.
  42. On Redemption, Jay Rock Searches for His VoiceThe more it focuses on Jay Rock’s knack for passionate storytelling, instead of flashy hooks and repetition, the better it fares.
  43. pulitzer 2018
    Here’s What You Missed at the Pulitzer Prize LuncheonKendrick taking selfies!
  44. last night on late night
    Watch Ariana Grande Cover Kendrick Lamar While Channeling EvanescenceShe also sings a Drake song like Mariah Carey.
  45. music videos
    SZA and Kendrick Square Off in Her New ‘Doves in the Wind’ Music VideoForrest Gump would approve.
  46. Kendrick Lamar Is Doing the Music Pulitzer a Favor by Winning itThe Pulitzer is another feather in his Dodgers fitted cap.
  47. awards
    Kendrick Lamar, Weinstein Investigations Win 2018 Pulitzer PrizesNew York’s Jerry Saltz won the award for criticism.
  48. How Do We Talk About Cultural Appropriation Between People of Color?Is the issue so black and white?
  49. SOB x RBE’s Music Is Brilliantly Crass and NoisyTheir words come out faster than the meter ought to allow.
  50. videology
    Who Knew Watching Kendrick Lamar Rap in a Palm Tree Could Be So FunEvery second is perfect.
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