• Kendrick Lamar Talks Trump, Tupac, Obama, 'DAMN.' & More

    7 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Kendrick Lamar opens up on a variety of subjects for his first major video and long form interview since releasing his latest studio album, DAMN. Sitting down with Zane Lowe for an exclusive Beats 1 sit-down, Kendrick talks at length about working with Rihanna , his creative process, Donald Trump, meeting Barack Obama and more. The entire conversation unfolds over a 45-minute period, leaving fans and listeners with plenty to dissect. From the now-viral story regarding Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith and Kendrick Lamar's father to performing at Coachella , K-Dot holds nothing back for his...
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  • Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Scores Strongest Sales Week & Debut of 2017

    Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Scores Strongest Sales Week & Debut of 2017

    7 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Kendrick Lamar just scored yet another sizable victory. With his 2011 project Section.80 finally earning a gold plaque earlier this month, Lamar's DAMN. has just racked up the strongest sales week of 2017. As Billboard reports, the Compton rapper's latest studio album is now projected to sell between 530,000 and 550,000 equivalent album units. By comparison, Drake's latest major release, More Life , debuted with 505,000 units sold in its first week of sales. Once the totals are cemented, DAMN. will also end up giving Lamar his best sales week yet. While Drake's More Life was expected to...
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