In a special one-off performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Kendrick Lamar performed 'To Pimp a Butterfly' with the National Symphony Orchestra.
Los Angeles native, Kamasi Washington, has been on the up as of late--with features on records from the likes of Stanley Clarke and Kendrick Lamar. With those projects in the can, Kamasi has announced that he will embark on a global tour starting July 30 in Seattle.
Kendrick Lamar's "The Blacker the Berry" was released last night, Feb. 11, and has sparked and online parade of intellectualism. That is, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon ("Wonder Boys") has deciphered a portion of the song's lyrics for the annotation dot-com "Genius."
Flying Lotus world premiered his first single “Moment of Hesitation” to Gilles Peterson on his BBC Radio 6 show. “Moment of Hesitation” featuring Herbie Hancock, is off his fifth album, You're Dead! due out October 6 via Warp Records.