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Is Kendrick Lamar Having Fun Yet?

Quin Nelson

October 24, 2013

"Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst" is one of the best songs I've ever heard, but also one of the saddest. Running about 12 minutes long and nestled in Kendrick Lamar's remarkable album good kid, M.a.a.d City, the song bounces from the perspectives of various tragic figures of the ghetto, features poigna...

Kendrick Lamar Demands Trust in “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City”

Kendrick Lamar Demands Trust in

Matt Raymond

January 31, 2013

Good Kid, m.A.A.d City represents Compton, but its aesthetic and mood have little to do with G-Funk. The glorified luster of gang life is absent from Kendrick Lamar's first major-label album; the lyrics deal with the harsh realities of coming of age in an explosive, spiritually bereft and gang-plagued city...

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