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Kendrick Lamar

  1. The 10 Best Music Videos of 2017Dee Lockett picks the best music videos of the year.
  2. The Sound of Modern Pop Peaked This Year — and Now It Needs to ChangeIn an effort to be everything to everybody, big singles are marching toward “pop centrism.”
  3. year in culture 2017
    The 10 Best Songs of 2017Vulture’s music team picks its favorite songs of the year.
  4. The 10 Best Albums of 2017Craig Jenkins chooses his favorite albums of the year.
  5. What Would It Mean for Kendrick Lamar to Win Album of the Year?Maybe this will be the year the Academy finally gives him everything he deserves.
  6. grammys 2018
    Let’s Predict the 2018 Grammy NominationsWill it be Kendrick vs. Jay-Z? Does “Despacito” have a chance at Record of the Year? Will Logic be a sleeper hit? And what about Cardi B?
  7. The Best Music Videos of 2017 (So Far)Kendrick Lamar, M.I.A., and Migos have dominated the year in visuals.
  8. The 2017 VMAs Were Beyond SavingThey exist for no reason beyond the fact that they already exist.
  9. where's the beef?
    Kendrick Totally Takes Taylor and Katy’s Beef More Seriously Than His Drake BeefIt’s even realer than his beef with Drake, obviously.
  10. beefs
    How Jay-Z Helped Kendrick Lamar Get the Best of DrakeIt’s a long, tumultuous road to reach the No. 1 spot.
  11. videology
    A GIF Guide to Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Loyalty’ Video, Featuring a Savage RihannaSharks on chains.
  12. concert review
    Kendrick Lamar Earns His Black Belt in Rap on the DAMN. TourThe DAMN. tour is a career highlight reel, but Kendrick doesn’t seem content stopping now.
  13. damn that's long
    Kendrick Lamar’s Original Title for DAMN. Was a Real MouthfulHe’s also ranked his albums and named his worst song.
  14. videology
    Kendrick Lamar Gets Bloodied Up in the New Video for ‘ELEMENT.’But he’s still gonna make it look sexy.
  15. music videos
    The 6 Most Bizarre GIFs From Mike WiLL Made-It’s ‘Perfect Pint’ Music VideoThere’s an alligator in hot pursuit of Kendrick Lamar’s flying convertible.
  16. remixes
    Kendrick Lamar Has Deemed Future’s ‘Mask Off’ Worthy of a Remix“How y’all let a conscious nigga go commercial while only makin’ conscious albums?”
  17. ‘Fear’ Is One of Kendrick Lamar’s Best Tracks to DateIt wouldn’t be true Kendrick Lamar if he didn’t bring up the most problematic problem.
  18. billboard charts
    Kendrick Lamar’s ‘HUMBLE.’ Is Now the Biggest Song of His CareerTake a seat.
  19. vulture guides
    A Deep Dive Into How Kendrick Lamar Made DAMN.Who produced it, sings on it, how long did it take to make, and who the hell is Kung Fu Kenny? All your FAQs, answered.
  20. billboard charts
    Kendrick Lamar Finally Beats Drake for Year’s Biggest Debut With DAMN.He wasn’t expected to sell this much.
  21. the critic's corner
    All Music Writing Should Be As Good As Kendrick Lamar’s Mom’s Review of DAMN.It’s a rave.
  22. missed connections
    Don Cheadle Didn’t Realize His Rush Hour 2 Character Inspired Kendrick LamarKendrick Lamar has a better memory than Don Cheadle.
  23. songs of the week
    9 Best New Songs of the Week: Kendrick Lamar, Waxahatchee, Chris Stapleton, MoreKendrick Lamar has made the year’s best love song so far.
  24. On ‘Loyalty’ Rihanna Plays It Casual With Kendrick LamarRihanna’s appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s “Loyalty” has more of a story than you might think.
  25. videology
    Watch Don Cheadle Lip-Sync in Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA.’ VideoIt’s Kung Fu Kenny and… Oscar nominee Don Cheadle!
  26. radio vulture
    Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Is a Brilliant, Anxious Reflection of the WorldIt’s been two years since Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, and we are not alright.
  27. coachella 2017
    Everything You Missed at Coachella 2017Coachella might have a livestream, but you’ve got a lot going on.
  28. albums of the week
    Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN., and 6 Other Albums to Listen to NowFrom Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. to Little Dragon’s Season High, here’s a selection of new, recently released albums worth checking out.
  29. vulture lists
    Kendrick Lamar’s 20 Best Verses So Far, RankedA look back at King Kendrick’s lyrical masterpieces ahead of his new album.
  30. right-click
    Strap In: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Is Finally HereDrop. Everything. It’s. Time.
  31. What Does Kendrick Lamar’s Overly Dedicated Tell Us About DAMN.?As Kendrick Lamar prepares to release DAMN., we look back at his earlier work for signs of where he was heading all along.
  32. the sports section
    LeBron James, Not Humble, Is Teasing Kendrick Lamar’s New AlbumIt’s a King James sing-along!
  33. album watch
    Kendrick Lamar Officially Announces His Next Album, DAMN., and U2 Is on ItIt’s expected to arrive April 14.
  34. billboard charts
    Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble’ Is His Biggest Solo Song YetIt debuted at No. 2, the first rap song to debut that high since Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie.”
  35. delayed satisfaction
    Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Is Delayed Until April 14The record will feature contributions from James Blake, U2, and BadBadNotGood, among others.
  36. coachella 2017
    Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead Coachella Sets Will Livestream on YouTubeNo need to find a ticket scalper for this year’s fest.
  37. songs of the week
    10 Best New Songs of the Week: Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris, Beth Ditto, MoreKendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” is more humorous than it’s getting credit for.
  38. music videos
    With ‘Humble,’ Kendrick Lamar Comes for the ClubsKendrick Lamar is fired up and coming for the rap industry.
  39. music videos
    A GIF Breakdown of Kendrick Lamar’s Lush ‘Humble’ Music VideoThis is 2017’s best music video.
  40. right-click
    Watch the Stylish, Self-Aware Video for Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble.’This is an artist in full possession of his powers. Did we mention his hair is on fire?
  41. radio vulture
    Kendrick Didn’t Need to Diss Drake or Big Sean, But He Might’ve Done It AnywayHe’s not a rapper that needs to punk lesser MCs for laughs.
  42. right click
    Kendrick Lamar Is Back With a New Single, ‘The Heart Part 4’All signs point to it being the first release from IV.
  43. spring preview 2017
    Spring Music Preview: Gorillaz, Father John Misty, Kendrick(?), and Much MorePlus much-welcome returns of Feist and At the Drive-In, and Chris Stapleton’s big follow-up.
  44. album watch
    It’s Time to Be on High Alert for Kendrick Lamar’s Fourth AlbumHe teased it on Instagram.
  45. decode this
    Kendrick Lamar Has No Idea How to Explain His Next AlbumIt’ll be “very urgent,” among other complicated things.
  46. Alex Trebek Raps to Drake, Kanye, Lil Wayne, and Kendrick Lamar on Jeopardy!For $200 imaginary dollars: What is pure joy?
  47. coachella 2017
    Coachella 2017: Beyoncé, Radiohead HeadliningPlus … Hans Zimmer?
  48. year in culture 2016
    29 Very Black Things That Happened on TV in 2016Beyoncé’s Super Bowl performance, Atlanta’s Juneteenth episode, and so much more.
  49. album review
    The Weeknd’s Starboy Is One Long Winning StreakHis voice sounds like the good life.
  50. new releases
    Watch the Weeknd Praise Kendrick Lamar, SobrietyHe spoke with Zane Lowe prior to Starboy’s release.
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