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Kendrick Lamar Good Kid Maad City

Don't Blame Macklemore For Best Rap Album, Blame The Recording Academy

Ryan Kristobak | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ryan Kristobak

It really came as no surprise that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won the Best Rap Album award at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, but why did it top Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City"?

Even Macklemore Wanted Kendrick Lamar To Win

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment

When it comes to Grammys controversy, nothing stirred up more saddles than Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' wins in the rap categories: Best Rap Performance...

Kendrick Lamar Discusses His 'Control' Verse, New Music, Touring With Kanye

Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter Writer Jeff Weiss sat down with Kendrick Lamar in Las Vegas for a particularly illuminating profile of the seven-time, Grammy-nomin...

GQ Crowns King Kendrick

Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment

From Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City," his first-person LP examination of the callous realities of growing up in the drug and gang ministere...

good kid, m.A.A.d city, One Year Later

Jason Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Jason Williams

It was safe to say that GKMC could not be boxed in as just some good ride around town music. It was another text in the new civics library.

'Kendrick's The Best. Who's Better?'

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's been almost a year since Kendrick Lamar released his major label debut, yet the rapper remains very much the focus of th...

Guess Who Played The Most Festivals This Year

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar recently scorched his competition with a searing verse on Big Sean's "Control (HOF)," but having the verse of the summer isn't the only...

A$AP Rocky's LONG.LIVE.A$AP

Bobby Elliott | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Bobby Elliott

Reviews have been pouring in for a almost a month now on A$AP Rocky's leaked debut, LONG.LIVE.A$AP. Here are some thoughts as we approach its official release.

Molly's Music Mix -- Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore

Molly Fosco | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
Molly Fosco

Good Kid, m.A.A.d city is somehow able to seamlessly tie together the world of drugs, money, and partying that is notoriously associated with hip-hop with an artful description of pain, guilt, love, and passion. It's quite refreshing.

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Stunts Around Paris

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar released the video for "Backseat Freestyle," one of the less inhibited songs off his stellar debut studio LP, "good kid, mAAd City" on ...

Give Some Love to Michael Kiwanuka

Bobby Elliott | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment
Bobby Elliott

Contemporary soul singers usually don't fare too much better than hip hop artists when it comes to creative freedom, but Michael Kiwanuka seems to have made the album he wanted to make, except that no one's really talking about it.

Rap's Rising Star Second Only To Taylor Swift In Week's Sales

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

ATLANTA — When Kendrick Lamar submitted the initial version of his new album, "good kid, m.A.A.d city," the rapper planned on heading back to th...

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city

Rap Genius | Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

On GKMC, Lamar's vernacular remains rich with swagger and his unordinary yet on point internal rhymes maintain to freely roll off his tongue.

The Best Rap Album Of The Year

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Entertainment

-- Kendrick Lamar, "good kid, m.A.A.d city" (Interscope Records) Kendrick Lamar is an up-and-coming rapper hailing from Los Angeles with a reputatio...