Tag Archives: Kendrick Lamar

  • ‘The DAMN. Chronic’ Mixtape: Kendrick Lamar Meets Dr. Dre

    ‘The DAMN. Chronic’ Mixtape: Kendrick Lamar Meets Dr. Dre

    I recently revisited the classic 1993 album Doggystyle, and was struck by how brilliant it feels even after 25 years, and how much of that brilliance is owed to the studio expertise of Dr. Dre. I bring it up because DJ Critical Hype has come up with a new way to appreciate that expertise, and that of […]

  • ‘DAMN.’: Kendrick Lamar Reveals Album is Better in Reverse Order

    ‘DAMN.’: Kendrick Lamar Reveals Album is Better in Reverse Order

    Everybody loved Kendrick Lamar‘s latest masterpiece DAMN. How do I know it’s a masterpiece? Because within a week of its release, fans were already arguing about the merits of playing the record with a reverse tracklist. In a recent MTV News interview, Kung Fu Kenny confirmed this alternative method of listening to the album, even […]

  • ‘untitled unmastered’: Surprise Kendrick Lamar Album Now Streaming

    ‘untitled unmastered’: Surprise Kendrick Lamar Album Now Streaming

    Last night, the world was treated to that increasingly commonplace special treat: A surprise album release from a major artist. This time it’s Kendrick Lamar, and the record is called untitled unmastered, and that’s not a misnomer. The purposefully unpolished sound of untitled unmastered is a far cry from the dense, layered production of To […]