Feb 09, 2016 · The Grammys made me compare Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ and Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ ranks next to Kendrick Lamar’s «To Pimp a Butterfly,» a freewheeling, jazzy and ambitious rap album
The 2016 Grammy Awards were supposed to be Kendrick Lamar’s coronation. With the Compton rapper receiving 11 nominations — by far the most of any artist that night — the Recording Academy
Feb 13, 2016 · To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar. The consensus among the voters Billboard spoke to was that Lamar’s insistence on following his own path was admirable — …
How to sound smart while watching (or live-tweeting) the 2016 Grammys The Grammys made me compare Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ and Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A …
Kendrick Lamar’s masterful, revolutionary album To Pimp a Butterfly was an easy pick to win one of the Grammys’ biggest awards: Album of the Year. Though the category was stacked with excellent work, Lamar’s album seemed too brilliant to fail.
Kendrick Lamar, the most-nominated artist of the night, confronted the race controversy head on – and came out swinging.
Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift Kendrick Lamar leads the 2016 Grammy nominations with 11 total nods, more than any artist except Michael Jackson (he had 12 in 1984 for Thriller ).
Feb 16, 2016 · Unlike Lamar’s peers in mainstream rap — records by J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, Drake and Dr. Dre competed with him in the rap album category — «To Pimp a Butterfly» is a difficult listen that
‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is one of the best hip-hop albums of the decade and Kendrick Lamar’s work on it was more heavy lyrically than simple, catchy breakup songs. It had symbolism, double entendres, and brought up social issues – many of the components that make a legendary album.
Paul Beatty’s “The Sellout” and Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” both wrestle with the paradox of the Obama years, particularly the false triumphalism of some new, supposedly