Still, K-Dot has been delivering more than Shakespearean conscious raps and Compton-based visuals. Maroon 5 feat. Many can relate to becoming their true love's afterthought, and Lamar questions, "Do he lay it down for you, touch your poona like this? The upbeat repentance has amassed more than million streams on Spotify alone. Travis Scott feat. Travis Scott 's "Goosebumps" earned a Hot position and a certified-platinum plaque. Taylor Swift feat. His lyrics -- "Remember when you tried to write me off?
‘Sing About Me, I’m Dying Of Thirst’ (From Good Kid, MAAD City)
Kendrick Lamar is objectively the best living rapper. He has two albums that, for reasons unbeknownst to concepts like time and age, have immediately been deemed classics. Lamar can do no wrong. And yet despite his "chosen one" position in rap Kendrick does indeed have an Achilles heel. You see, some part of him can't ignore the dull pain that erases his best musical instincts and fuels his objectively bad pop sensibilities.
To mark the Kendrick Lamar's 33rd birthday and in lieu of his cancelled Glastonbury headline set we've compiled a list of his best songs from Damn , To Pimp A Butterfly and more. The alternate history of Los Angeles is written in rap. His tales of American hunger and longing and his skill in combining searing rap and harmonic melody have seen his songs resonate in communities far beyond his own. Below are nine songs that showcase why. They are the conditions, as he so explicitly details, that birthed a generation. Born in , Lamar is a child of the Reagan era, among the young people raised in the inner cities who took first steps in communities ravaged by the crack cocaine epidemic and the tailing war on drugs that would crumble neighbourhoods like Compton into dust. It plays out as a moving portrait, a eulogy of sorts to those pulled back and left behind amid the social splintering and dysfunction.
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