Kendrick Lamar Releases Must Hear Single “i”

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Kendrick Lamar Crown I single

After releasing his debut studio album Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City, Kendrick Lamar went from being a promising new rapper out of Compton to one of the most respected faces in hip-hop coached by Dr. Dre himself. Today we get the new single from Kendrick since his Grammy nominated album titled "i", which could be the first song from his forthcoming album. Packing an epic intro, instantly catchy guitar focused production and mixture of rapping some choruses and unreal verses. If this is a taste of what we can expect, his new record could potentially match or top m.a.a.d. city if that is even possible. Listen to this instant hit and be thankful that Kendrick is back. Enjoy!

Kendrick Lamar – i


Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) : Must Hear Collaboration

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Legendary producer and DJ Flying Lotus is infamous for stirring up the Los Angeles beat scene and has just collaborated with fellow LA native Kendrick Lamar on an incredible 4 minute journey of a song. “Never Catch Me” features a mellow organic drum and piano focused production from Fly Lo with some of his signature spacy aesthetics while Kendrick comes in and simply murders the beat; letting the listener question why the hell these two haven't done an entire project together. This is taken from Flying Lotus’ upcoming studio album You’re Dead! , whichfeatures collaborations with many other big names. The album is set to release through Warp Records on October 6th. Listen below in full to the newly untagged full version of the song and above all… Enjoy

Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar) | Stream Only

[TSIS PREMIERE] Kendrick Lamar vs. Tycho – “Vibe Walk” (Break Science Remix) : Must Hear Chill Hip-Hop Remix

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Break Science, the duo who are both apart of the Pretty Lights live band while also turning out a non-stop flow of their own material, are back with one of their hottest tracks to date. They have flipped Kendrick Lamar's hit "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" into a chilled out unreal remix that you won't be able to stop replaying. They even managed to slip in apart of the instrumental in Tycho's "A Walk", which took things to the top. Everything is spliced together perfectly with their own signature electro-soul styling sounding more crisp than ever. Listen to the premiere below and grab an exclusive free download they've provided for our readers. Enjoy!

Kendrick Lamar vs. Tycho – "Vibe Walk" (Break Science Remix) | Free Download

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Guitar: E.D. "Jesus" Coomes
Mixing: Mike Irish at Shifted Recording
Mastering: XOQ for Big Life Management
Art: Charley Robinson 

Watch Kendrick Lamar Cover 2Pac & Dr. Dre’s “California Love”

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Kendrick Lamar Press

The first ever iHeartRadio Music Awards went down last night in Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium. Out of the star studded appearances none other than Compton local Kendrick Lamar managed to steal the show. Before performing, Kendrick Lamar touches on an intro piece about being 8 years old and seeing Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg recording the music video for their iconic hit "California Love" at a local swap meet. "Legendary," as Kendrick says it was one of the most inspiring moments of his life. This story perfectly transitions into an unbelievable cover of "California Love" as a tribute to the legends and his hometown then moves into his own hit "m.a.a.d. city". Stream the performance below and above all… Enjoy

Kendrick Lamar – California Love (Cover)

Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala – Backwards : Incredible Hip-Hop / Indie Collaboration

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Kendrick Lamar has followed up his genre bending official remix of Imagine Dragons with yet another unexpected collaboration. He has linked up with Australian indie band Tame Impala for the song "Backwards", an amazing combination bringing together two very different styles. Kendrick offers some surprisingly aggressive lyrics that don't let up contrasting perfectly with the smooth chilled out vibes from Tame Impala. Enjoy!

This is another track on the all star official soundtrack for the upcoming movie Divergent to join the already surfaced A$AP Rocky x Gesaffelstein collab and Odesza remix of Pretty Lights. The full soundtrack is set to release March 11th with pre-orders available now. 

Kendrick Lamar & Tame Impala – Backwards | Pre-Order

Kendrick Lamar & Imagine Dragons Release Radioactive Remix After Performing Live At Grammys (Video)

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The 56th Annual Grammy Awards not only featured a legendary live performance from Daft Punk, but also brought together the combination of indie band Imagine Dragons and rapper Kendrick Lamar for an unforgettable high energy performance. Imagine Dragons kicked things off by playing their hit "Radioactive" before Kendrick revealed himself mid way thru on stage, laying down verses from his his "M.A.A.D. City" track for a live mashup no one saw coming. With both stars on stage, they transitioned back into "Radioactive" before delivering a brand new verse by Kendrick from a new official remix. Watch the performance below, listen to the studio version below that and you can purchase this new official remix on iTunes now! Enjoy

Imagine Dragons – Radioactive (feat Kendrick Lamar) | iTunes

Kendrick Lamar – Sing That Shit (20syl Juicy Remix) : Must Hear Chill Trap Remix [Free Download]

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Prepare yourself for the best track you’ve heard in recent weeks with a unique remix provided by French producer 20syl (of C2c). His latest endeavor takes on Kendrick Lamar‘s “Blow My High (Members Only)” and The Game‘s “The City” for an impressive take on the both tracks. Combining trap, drum elements, flutes, and too many amazing feels the track will have your instantly replaying it, made possible by a free download thanks to remixer. Enjoy.

Kendrick Lamar – Sing That Shit (20syl Juicy Remix) | Free Download

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Eminem – Love Game (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) : Huge Hip-Hop Collaboration

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Kendrick Lamar Eminem

As we approach the album release of “Marshall Mathers 2″ we get our hands on one of the most sought after cuts with Eminem teaming up with new hip-hop heavyweight Kendrick Lamar on ‘Love Game’. “Love Game’s”old school rock n’ roll sample is the perfect base for both Eminem and Kendrick to lay down some comical yet ruthless verses. This comes right after the recently surfaced single “The Monster (Ft. Rihanna)”.  You can pre-order “Marshall Mathers 2″ now before it’s released November 5th. Enjoy

Eminem – Love Game (Ft. Kendrick Lamer)

[GIVEAWAY] Win tickets to see your favorite rapper / act from stage at Rock the Bells 10 Year Anniversary in DC or NY

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The premiere hip-hop music festival in the states, Rock the Bells is taking place for it’s 10th year this year with one of the it’s biggest lineups to date taking place in Washington D.C. and New York, and already happened in LA and SF. It will be taking place in LA over the weekend of September 7th and  8th. Then in SF over September 14th and 15th. In D.C. over the weekend of September 28th and 29th. And ending in New York over October 4th and 5th. They have announced the rest of the huge lineup and we have exclusive opportunity to get you and a friend their and see one of your favorite acts from stage. ENTER CONTEST BELOW

The lineup works in a huge mixture of some of the biggest names in hip-hop including: KENDRICK LAMAR with BLACK HIPPY, A$AP ROCKY & A$AP FERG with A$AP MOBKID CUDIJ. COLE, WU-TANG CLAN, JOEY BADA$$ with PRO ERA, TRINIDAD JAMES , LOGIC, ACTION BRONSON, DANNY BROWNRIFF RAFF, and many more. CLICK HERE FOR FULL LINEUPS

They also have mixed it up including some electronic acts:  PRETTY LIGHTS, A-TRAKCHASE & STATUS, MIMOSA, GIRL TALK and more. CLICK HERE FOR FULL LINEUPS
We have an exciting opportunity to give away a pair of tickets to all 4 dates of the touring festvial, as well as a very exciting opportunity to watch one of your favorite  acts playing the festival from Side Stage. Enter the contest below, we are picking one lucky winner in each city .

Rock the Bells Side Stage Giveaway

Grand Prize (1 winner per city)

- 2 tickets to the Rock the Bells in your city
- Exclusive side stage access to watch one of your favorite acts

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Kendrick Lamar disses every other buzzing rapper with verse on Big Sean – “Control”

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Kendrick Lamar has no undoubtedly risen to one of the most buzzed about rappers in the game, and decided to shit on just about every other buzzing rapper in the form of throwing down an insane verse on the new Big Sean single “Control” feat. Jay Electronica off Seans’ new album Hall of Fame.

Around 5 minutes into the song, Kendrick manages to call out Jermaine Cole (J. Cole), Big Krit, Wale, Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, Jay Electronicaa, Tyler the Creator, and Mac Miller and going as far as saying he is going to murder them.  While this is not your blatant hip-hop diss track, K Dot defintely just called out near everyone on the come up, including the two people on the track. He manages to specifically call out every rising rapper who has each of their own influential growing core fanbases, which he hopes to steal. Regardless, he has centralized the hip-hop world with all ears on Kendrick, leaving him the true winner. Listen below and what do you think?

Big Sean – Control Ft. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica

Here is the verse that caused a scene (Around 5:00 In):

J. Cole – Forbidden Fruit (Ft. Kendrick Lamar) : Incredible Hip-Hop Collaboration

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J. Cole is right on the tip of releasing his sophomore record Born Sinner set to drop next week on June 18th. On the release is “Forbidden Fruit” Cole’s highly anticipated collaboration with Kendrick Lamar. The result lives up to the buzz with some amazing production providing just the right soundtrack for Cole and Kendrick lay down their signature styles. Having these two forces on one track is deadly. I can only hope we see more from this unstoppable collaboration. Pre-Order J. Cole’s Born Sinner Album. Enjoy!

J. Cole – Forbidden Fruit (Ft. Kendrick Lamar) | Pre-Order Album 

Kendrick Lamar drops off U.O.E.N.O. (Black Hippy Remix) : Huge Hip-Hop Remix

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Kendrick Lamar jumps on Rocko’s controversial single “U.O.E.N.O.” track that ended in Rick Ross loosing his Rebook deal. Well Kendrick and the rest of the Black Hippy crew featuring Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock all do work on this remix. They all deliver some solid verses with Kendrick and Jay’s standing out. Do you think it’s better then the original?

U.O.E.N.O. (Black Hippy Remix) |Download






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