Life & Rhymes: Kendrick Lamar

By now, you’ve ingested good kid, m.A.A.d city. You’ve probably listened to Section.80 too, and maybe even Overly Dedicated and the Kendrick Lamar EP. You know the lyrics to the songs, the meanings behind them and the narratives they compose. But do you know the backstory on how Kendrick Lamar became Kendrick Lamar and how the talented roster of Top Dawg Entertainment came to be? If not, now you will have much better insight thanks to this piece presented by Google Play. In the 13-minute video, the Compton native, his fellow Black Hippy members Ab-Soul and Jay Rock, and president of T.D.E., Dave Free, lay it all out. Watch the in-depth ‘Life & Rhymes: Kendrick Lamar’ above and purchase good kid, m.A.A.d city now over at iTunes or Target.