A track-by-track guide to Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly,’ the intense new album that went on sale today Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’: A Track-by-Track Guide – Rolling Stone
Mar 17, 2015 · Fans, however, are enjoying the early release — an album that Lamar calls “honest, fearful and unapologetic” in the cover story of the new issue of Rolling Stone. 1. “Wesley’s Theory” In his interview with Rolling Stone, Lamar reveals how influential Seventies funk …
Check out our album review of Artist’s To Pimp a Butterfly on Rolling Stone.com.
To Pimp a Butterfly debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised its musical scope and the social relevance of Lamar’s lyrics. It was ranked as the best album of 2015 by many publications, including Rolling Stone , Billboard and Pitchfork .
And by all metrics, To Pimp A Butterfly really is a great album. It was deemed Album of the Year by Rolling Stone ; Vice’s Noisey called Lamar Artist of the Year.
These Walls (Kendrick Lamar song) ” These Walls ” is a song by American rapper Kendrick Lamar . It was released on October 13, 2015, as the fifth and final single from his third album, To Pimp a …
Mar 16, 2015 · Musically, lyrically and philosophically, To Pimp a Butterfly has Kendrick trying to connect with his forbearers in the Black community, which he …
To Pimp a Butterfly is as dark, intense, complicated, and violent as Picasso’s Guernica, and should hold the same importance for its genre and the same beauty for its intended audience.
Mar 19, 2015 · To Pimp a Butterfly succeeds D’Angelo’s Black Messiah as the most important album in black culture right now. In the face of Ferguson, police brutality, and widening economic disparity, Kendrick Lamar tackles social issues through music and does so exceptionally well.
Alright (Kendrick Lamar song) ” Alright ” is a song by American rapper Kendrick Lamar , taken from his third album To Pimp a Butterfly (2015).  Lyrically a festive song about hope, it features uncredited vocals from the song’s co-producer Pharrell Williams during the chorus.
Genre: Jazz rap