A shout out from Drake. A remix with Remy Ma. A spot on a new Detroit-centric Eminem track. Well-earned comparisons to Kendrick Lamar. DeJ Loaf is the hottest new thing in hip-hop. And it only took four months to get there.
Lamar’s new album is expected out either sometime before the end of 2014 or in early 2015.
In the rather spooky clip, directed by Hiro Murai (Spoon, Childish Gambino, Queens of the Stone Age), a little boy and a little girl awaken from their deathbeds and dance away. And not just any dance, it’s a whole choreographed number.
Prince kept his distance from the fans, appearing only to play his music, which left many fans on Twitter disappointed. But being the once elusive symbol that he is, he surprised fans by calling out Kendrick Lamar to perform with him.
Ab-Soul’s Soundcloud hashtags — #leaked, #soon, #TDE — suggest it’s both new and forthcoming.
Our money’s on Madonna, in case you were curious.
Lamar said that he hopes to release his next full-length — containing “i,” one would assume — by the end of the year.
No, really. Los Angeles rapper Kendrick Lamar will go to the place planes cautiously avoid. On the spookiest day of the year. To give a special performance.
While it’s Chris Brown’s song, rapper Kendrick Lamar pretty much steals the show.
Being the official First Lady of Top Dawg Entertainment–home to Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul–has its drawbacks, as SZA explained to Radio.com over the phone last week.