Kendrick Lamar Good Kid mAAd City

We had a date, but we had to meet the deadline for the pre-order date. To Pimp a Butterfly Retrieved November 20, Henson and Rihanna as potential names he'd want to cast in the film. Features Latest News.

However, soon after, on August 23rd she tweeted , saying the song was delayed. Eventually, the song was completely cancelled. In an interview with Complex , Kendrick said:. Lady GaGa was going to be on the song. We had a date, but we had to meet the deadline for the pre-order date. On November 8th, Lady Gaga decided to release the version of the song featuring her.

Regarding this, in an interview with XXL , Kendrick said:. That was a surprise. Archived from the original on December 27, December 23, Archived from the original on December 26, Retrieved December 24, Archived from the original on September 25, Retrieved August 31, Archived from the original on November 15, UK Albums Chart. Retrieved May 18, Retrieved December 5, Hung Medien.

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This song is another turning point in the narrative. K Dot wonders if he can make it out alive. However, if he aligns himself with a gang, it makes him more of a mark for violence. Dre , and the "biggest debut since Illmatic " stuff starts to flow, but Good Kid, M. City would be a milestone even without the back-story, offering cool and compelling lyrics, great guests Drake , Dr. Here, Kendrick is living his life like status and cash were extra credit.

It is what makes this kid so "good" as he navigates his "mad" city Compton with experience and wisdom beyond his years He's shamelessly bold about the allure of the trap, contrasting the sickness of his city with the universal feeling of getting homesick, and carrying a Springsteen -sized love for the home team.

Course, in his gang-ruled city, N. Still, when he realizes that hero Jeezy must have risen above the game -- because the real playas are damned and never show their faces -- it spawns a kind of elevated gangsta rap that's as pimp-connectable as the most vicious Eazy-E , and yet poignant enough to blow the dust off any cracked soul. Don't even trip Just lay back and drink that. A, and Mack He hopes that his experience and intelligence can do good for the youth living in similar situations.

I look at society as one big pot of gumbo, with just so many temptations. So me hoping for some type of peace is like something I can hope for forever, or I can get it within one moment, or I can get it within this song. Or I can get it with just talking with the kids in the neighborhood. So I always wanted to put that type of vulnerability out there where I have always been this dreamer. And that was the line. That caused a reaction and I put that inside the song. October 24, Archived from the original on November 2, Retrieved November 23, The New York Times.

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How can someone survive in a world where the question is whether you wear red or blue and where you are from? This song is another turning point in the narrative. K Dot wonders if he can make it out alive. However, if he aligns himself with a gang, it makes him more of a mark for violence.

The song is split into two parts: starting with a slow intro before building up to a hard club beat. Legendary West Coast MC Eiht makes a guest appearance on this track in what is yet another moment where Kendrick gives a salute to the Compton hip-hop sound that came before him. Archived from the original on November 5, October 24, Archived from the original on November 2, Retrieved November 23, The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 31, Consequence of Sound.

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Real Ft. Compton Ft. Dre Lyrics. Kendrick summed up his thoughts on the album during an interview with Rap Genius. It can also signify the cycle starting over or a wink at what new chapters bring. Your email address will not be published.

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