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Friday
Jan312014

[News] Parklife Announces Initial Line-Up including Snoop Dogg, Foals, Kendrick Lamar & More

As we mentioned earlier the festival line-ups are coming in thick and fast and Manchester's very own Parklife Weekender, organised by the people at Warehouse Project, have just released the initial bill. For an event that's been growing year on year since its inception, it seems they've delivered once again as it's pretty damn big! Snoop Dogg and Foals top the bill on the main stage in the evenings while throughout the bill are big names. Bastille, Disclosure, Katy B, Soul II Soul, Danny Brown, Public Enemy, Seth Troxler, Chromeo, Moderat, Maya Jane Coles, London Grammar, Mount Kimbie, and a UK festival exclusive from Kendrick Lamar. It's sure to be a huge weekend. Check out the full line-up so far here.

With more announcements to come, who knows what other surprises the team has in store. The event takes place in Manchester's Heaton Park on the weekend of June 7th-8th and you can pick up tickets from £79.50 for the full weekend, or £49.50 for a day ticket over on parklife.uk.com.

Wednesday
Aug142013

[Listen] Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica Feature on Vicious Unreleased Big Sean Track, "Control (HOF)"

Too bad Big Sean's new album Hall of Fame didn't feature this grimey, furious track, 'cause it's downright amazing. He had guests like Nas, Miguel, Pharrell Williams, Kid Cudi, Lil Wayne, Nicky Minaj, Young Jeezy and more on the LP, but nothing compares to the verses delivered by Jay Electronica and Kendrick Lamar on "Control (HOF)."

Big Sean said on Twitter that "[t]his one that didn’t make the album cuz of the sample BUT IT IS NOT no radio shit.. Straight rap… I’m talking 7min shit… Grimey shit." Instead, he went ahead and leaked it on Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 radio show. Lucky us. If he hadn't done that we wouldn't have heard the lyrical barrage that is Lamar:

I heard barber shops debate the greats all the time // Who’s the best MC? Kendrick, Jigga and Nas // Eminem, Andre 3000, the rest of y’all // New niggas just new niggas, don’t get involved // And I ain’t rockin no more designer shit // White T’s and Nike Cortes, this is red Crvettes anonymous // I’m usually homeboys with the same niggas I’m rhymin with // But this is hip hop and them niggas should know what time it is // And that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big KRIT, Wale // Pusha T, Meek Mill, ASAP Rocky, Drake //Big Sean, Jay Electron’, Tyler, Mac Miller // I got love for you all but I’m trying to murder you niggas // Trying to make sure your core fans never heard of you niggas // They don’t wanna hear not one more noun or verb from you niggas // What is competition? I’m trying to raise the bar high."

Stream "Control (HOF)" below.

Friday
Aug092013

[Watch] ScHoolboy Q - "Collard Greens" Feat. Kendrick Lamar (Official Video)

It's Friday so why not watch a video for Schoolboy Q's Kendrick Lamar featuring track "Collard Greens" which sees the pair as floating heads. Remember that scene with P-Diddy in Get Him To The Greek? It's pretty much that. Maybe a Jeffrey was involved too? Who knows. Just another day at the office for these guys really as the rest of the video features scantily clad (NEKKID) ladies in a party-centric environment.

Monday
May132013

[Watch] Kendrick Lamar Gets Baptized in the Video for "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe"

Kendrick Lamar dons a slick all-white outfit in his new clip for "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe." He looks to cleanse his soul, even going so far as getting baptized in a pool of liquor by actor Mike Epps. ScHoolboy Q and Juicy J also make an appearance. Check it out below.

Friday
Mar292013

[Watch] Kendrick Lamar Visits Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Kendrick Lamar returned to the late night TV circuit once more last night. This time he was visiting the outdoor stage of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and with him he brought along two, to be expected, stellar performances. Taking highlights "Poetic Justice" and a slightly more child friendly version of "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" from his still amazing album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, and he rocked the stage as well as ever. Check out the former at the top with the latter being available after the jump.

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Tuesday
Mar192013

[Listen] Jay-Z Features on Kendrick Lamar's Remix of "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe"

It was only a matter of time before Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z collaborated. The pair team up to remix Lamar's "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe", and with the quality of Hova's bars on the track it was definitely worth the wait. Stream the remix below, and check out its artwork above (we'll let you decide, between Jay-Z and Lamar, who is Jordan and who is Kobe).

(via In Flex We Trust)

Wednesday
Feb272013

[Watch] Kendrick Lamar Brings "Poetic Justice" to David Letterman

Kendrick Lamar follows his fantastic Saturday Night Live appearance with a performance on the Late Show with David Letterman. Once again bringing the good kid, m.A.A.d. city cut "Poetic Justice" to the late-night stage, Lamar dished out his lyrics and flow with ease. The Compton rapper seems more and more comfortable with every performance. Catch the replay above.

Friday
Feb222013

[Watch] Kendrick Lamar feat. Drake - "Poetic Justice" (Official Video)

Romeo and Juliet meets gang violence in Kendrick Lamar's new clip for the good kid, m.A.A.d. city cut "Poetic Justice". A story of romance comes to a grim end as love, jealousy and death intertwine, and Drake makes a cameo. Watch it above.