Wow, a chilling, and very powerful statement. Kendrick Lamar has got to feel inspired that his new single (and masterful video) for “Alright” is connecting like this.
Cleveland State University students gathered at a Black Lives Matter conference this past weekend. An incident caused unrest when the police detained a 14-year old boy for public intoxication. They did it violently, according to witnesses to ABC News 5 Cleveland, as officers slammed him to the ground. Things escalated when a crowd blocked a police car’s path, causing the officers to use pepper spray. This led to the arm to arm unity and the “Alright” chorus to reign loud. Here’s the video:
Jidenna and Kendrick show the flash in L.A. for the “Classic Man (Remix)” visual. I’ve been giving this some more spins since it’s been appearing a lot on Apple Music playlists, haha.
The Straight Outta Compton Soundtrack is set to be a heater, but you should have already assumed that. But now we know a little bit more for sure as the biopic’s director, F. Gary Gray told MTV News:
“Dr. Dre, it took him 15 years to step out and say, ’I want to do music again’ in the way that he’s doing it. The soundtrack is insane. Seriously, it’s incredible.”
He goes on to say that Kendrick Lamar and Eminem are among the many great guest stars. I hope we’ll be blessed with a majority of all-new original songs and perhaps, fingers crossed, even an Em x Kendrick collab!?
Stance Socks continues to do big things (and has a deal lined up with the NBA for next season) and their latest move is with none other than Kendrick Lamar.
Here’s a first look at the limited edition 200 pair release of the TDE socks that reps Kendrick and his whole crew. More details via 2db.
Kendrick Lamar sat down with Peter Rosenberg at this weekend’s Wireless Festival and the two naturally talked some depth about life after the release of To Pimp A Butterfly. Plus, why creating “These Walls” was what Kendrick wanted to do and even some talk on Snoop. Watch and enjoy above.
ICYMI: Kendrick Lamar “Alright” [Music Video]
Peter Rosenberg on the Russillo Show (yesterday’s)