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Kendrick Lamar

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Kendrick Lamar: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 21 January 2013

ON A snowy night in London, Compton seems as distant as Mars. Twenty-five years ago the Los Angeles suburb was the epicentre of a hip-hop ...

Bottled Lightning: Kendrick Lamar: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by John Calvert, Quietus, The, 23 January 2013

John Calvert heads to a cold Hammersmith to be blown away by Kendrick Lamar — "A private epiphany, the rest is history" ...

Kendrick Lamar: "I am Trayvon Martin. I'm all of these kids."

Profile and Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Observer, The, 21 June 2015

LAST YEAR, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presented research demonstrating that "youth living in inner cities show a higher ...

The new cool: how Kamasi, Kendrick and co gave jazz a new groove

Essay by John Lewis, Guardian, The, 6 October 2016

A generation of jazz musicians has grown up with hip-hop in its blood. The result is the thrilling reinvention of a genre that has been ...

Sorry, rock fans. Hip hop is the only genre that matters right now.

Comment by Marc Weingarten, Washington Post, The, 17 April 2018

NO ONE WHO has heard Kendrick Lamar's stunning album Damn could be at all surprised that it is the first nonclassical or jazz recording to ...

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