Tag: Kendrick Lamar

Who Cares About Becky with the Good Hair?

To make “Lemonade” all about her potential marital troubles is to once again yoke Beyoncé’s success to her husband—and to stay mired in the madness that this album was built to expose and transcend.

Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala to Headline FYF Fest 2016

Pull up to the bumper at Exposition Park this August.

Kendrick Lamar, “untitled unmastered.”

And then it simply—as simply as the most respected, volatile voice in rap could have it be—existed.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of February 29–March 4, 2016. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar Drops Eight-Song “untitled unmastered” [UPDATED]

New K.Dot available right now.

Miike Snow: Pop Culture Invaders

One of Sweden’s greatest exports rides again.

And the Winners Are: 2016 Grammys Edition

Taylor Swift and Mark Ronson took home the top prizes, but Kendrick Lamar’s medley performance will go down in history.

For Your Consideration: Our 2016 Grammys Predictions

We cast our ballot for this year’s ceremony.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Another three-day weekend is upon us, and that means we need some great music to get through the vacation. Thankfully, this week brought a ton…

LISTEN: BJ the Chicago Kid and Kendrick Lamar Team Up for “The New Cupid”

From BJ’s In My Mind, out next week.

WATCH: The City of Compton Comes Together to Sing Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright”

The Grammys will air on February 15.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of January 18–22, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Kanye West Finally Drops “No More Parties in LA” Featuring Kendrick Lamar

“Drop-dro-dro-dro-drop it like Robocop.”

WATCH: President Obama Gets to Meet His Favorite Musician, Kendrick Lamar

Big day for the Prez.

FLOOD’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

The twenty-five releases we’re most looking forward to hearing this year.

LISTEN: Kanye West Kicks Off G.O.O.D. Friday 2.0 with “Real Friends”

Just as Kim prophesied.

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Premieres New Music on “Fallon”

“I hit the bank today and told ’em, ‘Color me bad.'”

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Refuses to Let 2015 Die, Releases “God is Gangsta” Video

“To Pimp a Butterfly”‘s “u” and “For Sale? (Interlude)” get a combined clip.

LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar Collaborator Terrace Martin Reimagines “Alright” with New Remix

Listen to the new remix now.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Our Favorite Songs

We moved, we grooved, we were soothed.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#1)

Our weeklong countdown comes to an end.

Barack and Michelle Obama Reveal Their Best of 2015 Picks

Songs, TV shows, books, and more.

Nominees for Fifty-Eighth Grammy Awards Announced

Kendrick Lamar leads the way with eleven nominations, including Album of the Year.

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Does “Alright” on Austin City Limits

The full episode airs on January 9 on PBS.

Kendrick Lamar Is Reportedly Teaming Up with J. Cole for New Album

Listen to both “Black Friday” tracks now.

Loving You is Complicated: Kendrick Lamar’s Kunta’s Groove Sessions

“To Pimp a Butterfly”‘s complexities fill the Riviera Theater on the Chicago stop of K-dot’s club tour.

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Drops Eight-Minute “These Walls” Video

“A Black Comedy.”

Life Is Beautiful 2015: Viva Downtown Las Vegas

Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Weezer, Bill Nye, Banksy, and more bring the Sin City festival into maturity.

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