Preach On, Sermon: Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar & The Grammys

Preach On, Sermon: Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar & The Grammys

Noah Caine tweeted: “What’s more pressure? Trying to out do your last Grammy winning album? Or making your next album be the one that wins the Grammy you lost?” This comes after Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won the lengthy back and forth discussions online against Kendrick Lamar (none of the other nominees were talked about like that) for Best Rap Album at the Grammys. And it’s become an interesting topic all around. By the end of the night, the Seattle duo walked away with four awards.

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Video: Kendrick Lamar – Sing About Me

One of the most heartfelt tracks off Kendrick’s platinum album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, is certainly “Sing About Me.” Today, the TDE emcee releases a video for his Like of Pac Div-produced track that contains the same wonder and depth as the song. Take a look above as Eddie Peake stars in the Darren Romanelli directed video. Previously: Fredo Santana Ft. Kendrick Lamar – Jealous Follow @UptownToney

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Video: Rich Gang Ft. Kendrick Lamar – 100 Favors

Rich Gang and King Kendrick Lamar bring out every form of luxury, including the females, in their new video for “100 Favors.” The group’s self-titled debut compilation album is out now, purchase it on iTunes here and check out the video above. Previously: YG Hootie Ft. Kendrick Lamar – 2 Presidents Follow @Yancymckiddy

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YG Hootie Ft. Kendrick Lamar – 2 Presidents

YG Hootie Ft. Kendrick Lamar – 2 Presidents

During it’s hay day, Brick Squad put on a lot of potential great street rappers. We’ve seen ones like Waka Flocka blow up to long success, then others like OJ Da Juiceman who didn’t last. Compton’s YG Hootie has been in the game for a while, but it’s too early to call where he’ll end up. However, his upcoming album, Destroy & Rebuild, looks like it’ll be a defining moment. Scheduled for February 4, 2014, “2 Presidents” is the first single that teams him up with Kendrick Lamar as they both try to enter the bodies of Martin Luther King… continue reading

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Fredo Santana Ft. Kendrick Lamar – Jealous

Fredo Santana Ft. Kendrick Lamar – Jealous

The King of New York connects with the King of Chicago for a very turned up trap banger titled “Jealous.” Produced by 808 Mafia, Kendrick and Fredo show who run the streets and how they handle the fact that some folks can’t handle that. Previously: Black Hippy Covers XXL Magazine Follow @UptownToney

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Black Hippy Covers XXL Magazine

Black Hippy Covers XXL Magazine

 As far as hip-hop crews go, currently, Black Hippy is pretty much unstoppable. Match them up against anybody and they’d come off the victor. Following their 16th anniversary cover (that featured Drake), XXL nabs the four for their next issue. Slated to hit shelves on October 29, the cover story will explore their individual careers and rise in the game. In addition, Big Sean talks about Hall Of Fame and upcoming plans, Chance The Rapper will break down his best verse found on Lil Wayne’s “You Song” and more. Previously: Video: Made In America: TDE (Documentary)

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