For her to put it out even undone, that says a lot. We'll have things fixed soon. Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube. Sherane a. Backseat Freestyle Lyrics. The Art of Peer Pressure Lyrics.
Money Trees Ft. Poetic Justice Ft. Drake Lyrics. Swimming Pools Drank Lyrics. Real Ft. Compton Ft. Dre Lyrics. Kendrick summed up his thoughts on the album during an interview with Rap Genius. Did this album have a ny lead single s? The Recipe Swimming Pools Drank. Completely nothing like it. However, soon after, on August 23rd she tweeted , saying the song was delayed.
Eventually, the song was completely cancelled. In an interview with Complex , Kendrick said:. Lady GaGa was going to be on the song. We had a date, but we had to meet the deadline for the pre-order date. On November 8th, Lady Gaga decided to release the version of the song featuring her. Regarding this, in an interview with XXL , Kendrick said:.
That was a surprise. I thought she was gonna hold that in the can. I was cool with it. For her to put it out even undone, that says a lot. We'll have things fixed soon. Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube. Sherane a. Backseat Freestyle Lyrics. Cowie of Exclaim! Lamar's tale of ducking Compton's rougher corners to find himself artistically.
Lamar exhibits a tempered delivery on the album  and raps with dense narratives, internal rhyme ,  double and triple time flow  and multiple voices for different characters. Before the album's title was officially revealed, fans had already been calling Lamar's major label debut Good Kid, Mad City or Good Kid in a Mad City , as it was a nickname Lamar had given himself.
He had used the phrase in his lyrics as early as the Kendrick Lamar EP. After keeping the album title's acronym concealed, Lamar later revealed M. It was just me getting my hands on the wrong thing at the wrong time [and] being oblivious to it. The cover artwork for Good Kid, M. D City features a baby Lamar, two of his uncles, and his grandfather, with the adults' eyes censored, possibly for privacy reasons.
He explained that the reason why he had not censored his own eyes was that the album's story was told through his eyes, and is based around his experiences. The uncle who is holding Lamar also is displaying the Crips gang sign with his hand, and the poster above the head of the uncle features Lamar and his father. The album's first single, " The Recipe ", was released on April 3, Dre , and was produced by Scoop DeVille.
Dre shot a video for the song at a mansion in Los Angeles in May, although it was never released. The music video for the song, " Backseat Freestyle ", was released on January 2, , which included Lamar's father in a cameo appearance. The song was serviced to American rhythmic contemporary radio on January 15, ,  and peaked at number 26 on the US Billboard Hot It featured a cameo from Juicy J , and a bonus clip of a new song by Schoolboy Q from his own respective major label debut album, Oxymoron Before and after the album's October release, Lamar toured as a supporting act alongside Drake and Steve Aoki.
The tour consisted of 23 headlining shows, 22 international music festivals, and 15 United States music festivals. After subtitling the album "a short film by Kendrick Lamar", Lamar would state in an interview with GQ that "he plans on doing a short film to bring his story to life.
Henson and Rihanna as potential names he'd want to cast in the film. In the album's first week of release, it debuted at number two on the Billboard and sold , copies in the United States. D City was met with widespread critical acclaim. At Metacritic , which assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 91, based on 36 reviews.
Reviewing the album for Rolling Stone , Jody Rosen said it "warrants a place in that storied lineage" of "Seventies blaxploitation soundtracks and Nineties gangsta rap blaxploitation revivals". D City as "one of the most cohesive bodies of work in recent rap memory" and wrote that each song sounded "both complexly arranged and sonically fitting, foregrounding Kendrick's vivid lyricism and amazing control of cadence". Besides all the great ideas and life, this journey through the concrete jungle of Compton is worth taking because of the artistic richness, plus the attraction of a whip-smart rapper flying high during his rookie season.
Any hesitation about the horror of it all is quickly wiped away by Kendrick's mix of true talk, open heart, open mind, and extended hand. Add it all up and subtract the hype, and this one is still potent enough to rise to the top of the pile. Some reviewers were less enthusiastic. Dre and his hirelings lay under the raps and choruses establish a musical continuity that shores up a nervous flow that's just what Lamar's rhymes need. D City appeared on several year-end top albums lists by music critics.
D City one of the 25 classic hip hop albums of the previous 10 years. In October , Complex named it the second best hip hop album of the last five years. On October 23, , after receiving much critical acclaim from the hip hop community, rapper Shyne took to Twitter to disparage the album, calling it "trash" and the production horrible. In addition he said Good Kid, M. D City was not necessarily a "classic" as some have called it, but "classic worthy" if enough time would pass. In , it was reported that Good Kid, M.
The theme of the class was meant to "inspire students to find an outlet to bring some sanity to our own mad city—Augusta", Diehl told HipHopDX. Credits adapted from the album's liner notes.
Credits for Good Kid, M. D City adapted from AllMusic. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kendrick Lamar. Nobody is heroic here, including Lamar—from Christian strivers to default sociopaths, all the players are confused, weary, bored, ill-informed. Duckworth Chauncey Hollis, Jr. Duckworth Rune Rask Jonas Vestergaard. Duckworth Pharrell Williams. Duckworth Tyler Williams. Like Skhye Hutch Sounwave [b].
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