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Kendrick Lamar (Musicians)
Kendrick Lamar is a MC from Compton, LA.
Kendrick Lamar in Features
Music Interview | posted 29.04.2013
Kendrick Lamar
Creating the Balance
Hailed as the savior of West Coast Hip Hop Kendrick Lamar’s »good kid m.A.A.d city’s« album success says something about the current state of Hip Hop. Perhaps there was an audience who was looking for something different, was missing something and perhaps Lamar could cater to these rap fans. We talk to Lamar about the rap game then and now, concept versus freestyle and the significance of Compton within the world of Hip Hop.
Music Report | posted 06.02.2013
Kendrick Lamar
Live at C-Halle in Berlin on Feb 1
Friday was finally Berlin’s turn to host Kendrick Lamar. K.Dot. Mr. 2012. The good kid. The fact that Lamar’s album »good kid m.A.A.d city« just went gold and the fact that his Berlin concert was sold out and so had to move to a larger venue still didn’t prepare one for the insanity that apparently is Lamar’s following. The storyteller is now the Messiah of Compton. That he preaches to a worshipping audience is blatant. It is his message that is not yet so clear.
Kendrick Lamar in Reviews
Music Review | posted 26.10.2012
Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city
For half of the album length, the listener thinks: This could be it, the next real important album in the game of rap. It’s only due to little things that it is not.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 14.09.2021
Sarah Davachi
Echo of the infinity
Intensity is the word that comes to mind. In her music and in her movements. Sarah Davachi is an artist on the border between ambient, composition and drone. Her sound feels like someone stroking the soul with a fingertip. Now her new album »Antiphonals« is released.
Music Portrait | posted 07.09.2021
Leslie Winer
The Unknown World Star
Björk, Grace Jones, Boy George and Sinéad O’Connor are among her admirers. William S. Burroughs was her mentor. Somehow, she also invented trip-hop. Yet Leslie Winer is known only to insiders today. That could change now.
Music News | posted 16.09.2021
Das Lunsentrio
Exclusive: »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen«
The new album »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen« by the Lunsentrio will be released on Tapete Records on October 22, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records, the record will be available in a green vinyl edition.
Music Column | posted 16.09.2021
Records Revisited
DJ Shadow – Endtroducing (1996)
25 years ago, »Endtroducing« was released, a hip-hop album that brought Björk together with Metallica and Finnish fusion. DJ Shadow was digging in the cellar for it. And found gold. He covered what he found with a touch of melancholy and created an album that seems to have fallen out of time.
Music Review | posted 16.09.2021
Jolly Mare
Epsilon
Mediterranean summer music: You have to imagine the sea of Jolly Mare on »Epsilon« as a cheerful one.