All the Evidence Kendrick Lamar is Releasing a New Album

All the Evidence Kendrick Lamar is Releasing a New Album

All the Evidence Kendrick Lamar is Releasing a New Album

(For real this time.)

(For real this time.)

Text: Dante Silva

Rumours of a new Kendrick album have circulated since Polydor Records posted a (since deleted) Instagram story with Lamar listed as a 2019 planned release. Needless to say, we were left thoroughly disappointed, though in the years since DAMN there've been several collaborative projects and features—from the Black Panther soundtrack to James Blake’s ‘Kings Dead’—to carry us over. 

However, recent information has led us to believe the next project is dropping sooner than anticipated. Anthony Tiffith (the head of Kendrick’s label), better known as “Top Dawg”, informed us “king Kendrick will return soon” in an Instagram Live this past weekend.

The project is set to have more heavily rock influenced sounds, as evidenced in a tweet from industry veteran Bill Werde:  

Thundercat has previously stated “I think I worked on the new one a little bit. But not as much.” Of Lamar, he goes on to say “I feel like Kendrick will be a beacon of what it means to be one of the more creative artists of our generation.”

For those of us eagerly awaiting the content in quarantine, in dire need of the creative artistry Thundercat describes, the album could not arrive sooner. As the two have worked together on ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ and ‘DAMN’, we can only imagine the lyrical and rhythmic innovation to come next.

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