Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is a Compton, California, native who has demonstrated a penchant for mesmerizing lyrical displays and thoughtful songwriting. He originally rapped under the moniker K. Dot and released a series of mixtapes starting in 2003. In 2010, he released O(verly) D(edicated) under his birth name, Kendrick Lamar. He followed up with the acclaimed Section .80 mixtape that earned him a BET Hip Hop Award nomination and shined a light on societal ills and the struggle of Generation Y. But it was his major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city that propelled him into superstardom. Now the Black Hippy comrade is among rap’s elite and believed by many to wear the crown as the hottest MC in the game. 

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Kendrick Lamar to Debut Short Film Inspired By good kid m.A.A.d city

TDE star's 14-minute flick, m.A.A.d., will help kickoff the first annual Sundance NEXT Fest.

Easy Come, Easy Go: Musicians Who Went Bankrupt

Kendrick Lamar's fear of losing his millions was not unfounded, the money woes were real for these stars.

YG: Tupac Is Still Alive

"Who Do You Love" rapper his reveals conspiracy theory, questions why hip hop legend's death was never solved.

Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q

"Sweatpants" MC proclaims he's the "best rapper" alive during a freestyle at a show in Australia.

Kendrick Lamar: I'm Scared I'll Lose All My Money

K. Dot reveals financial fears, shares Dr. Dre's input on "good kid m.A.A.d. city" follow up with Complex magazine.
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