Kendrick Lamar - Best New Songs, Albums, & Features

Listen to the best new songs and albums from Kendrick Lamar as well as features written by the DJ Booth Staff. Last updated on March 25, 2015

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Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” #1 Rated Hip-Hop Album of All-Time, Tops Outkast

(Art by Yann Couedor) Well, that didn't take very long. Kendrick Lamar's new album, To Pimp a Butterfly, has achieved a score of 96 on Metacritic, a website that aggregates reviews of music albums... More
Posted 3 days ago
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It’s OK If You Don’t Like Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”

The day Yeezus leaked online I witnessed a rare emotional shift, eager anticipation became confused outrage in real time. This wasn’t the album that people imagined, months of hype shattered, Yeezus descended... More
Posted 4 days ago
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Kendrick Lamar Breaks His Own Spotify Streaming Record

Remember when we reported on Tuesday, that Kendrick Lamar broke Drake's worldwide, single day record for most streamed album?  24 hours later that record has been broken. So.... To Pimp A Butterfly... More
Posted one week ago
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All 71 People on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” Album

  (Art by WHIP, who's awesome and you should check out.) For the past three days I've been wrestling with To Pimp A Butterfly like we were in a cage match for the championship belt and Kendrick is winning.... More
Posted one week ago
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Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” Breaks Spotify Streaming Record

Kendrick Lamar really is King. According to Top Dawg Entertainment CEO, Anthony Tiffith, Lamar's new album, To Pimp A Butterfly, now holds the worldwide, single day record for most streamed album. To Pimp a... More
Posted one week ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”

Holy. Moses.  I'm not sure what's happening in life right now. It feels like my parents invited me over for Thanksgiving dinner, but when I showed up instead of serving turkey and mashed potatoes... More
Posted about 2 weeks ago
Editor's Pick
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly Cover
Holy. Moses.  I'm not sure what's happening in life right now. It feels like my parents invited me over for Thanksgiving dinner, but when I showed up insted of serving turkey and mashed potatoes... More
Posted about 2 weeks ago
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Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta Artwork
We’ve been waiting to hear Kendrick Lamar‘s King Kunta for literally months now, and with K. Dot’s astronomically-anticipated album, To Pimp a Butterfly, just days away, we finally had the chance to hear the... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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My Pain: Why Kendrick Lamar’s “#Section80” is Better Than “GKMC”

The overpriced Louis Vuitton suitcase leans up against the front door, an expensive homage to the Kanye West that taught you about soul samples and gold diggers. A plane ticket with paradise as the destination sits... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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The Official Tracklist for Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” Album (Exclusive)

Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly is the most anticipated hip-hop album of the year, perhaps even the most anticipated in hip-hop history, and DJBooth has the official tracklist.  The album is currently... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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