Believe the Hype, Kendrick Lamar’s Newest Spills Knowledge on the Rap Game
Forget Jay-Z, Kanye, Lil’ Wayne, and the rest, at least for now… because there may just be a new king of rap. Kendrick Lamar’s newest album unexpectedly dropped this week, and while it’s rumored that the artist himself may not have even been aware of the surprise release, it hasn’t seemed to cause any sort of problem in the music market. In fact, Lamar’s newest album is now breaking records on Spotify, and we can’t say we’re surprised.
Lamar’s music goes beyond the hype and glory of most commercial rap music, focusing in on important issues that need to be talked about. Diversity, racism, and poverty are just some of the vital topics Lamar never hesitates to bring up in his tracks. Want to hear some wisdom? Just hit play.