Hahaha. “We Up” came out a minute ago with an additional verse from Kidd Kidd (who?). Fans revolted and said “get that verse the fuck out of here”. The *poof*, its gone. No Kidd Kidd. Merry Friday.
We’ve been long supporters of singer Sid Sriram. Ever since we heard his cover of Frank Ocean’s “We All Try”, Sid’s music has been in heavy rotation. It seems like the bigger media outlets are starting to notice. Yesterday Billboard premiered Sid’s rendition of Kendrick Lamar’s “Sing About Me”. Outstanding.
TDE meets The Roc, the old meets the new, Kobe meets MJ on the remix of Kendrick’s Good Kid, m.A.A.d City single, “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe.” The remix was originally unveiled at SXSW.
Producer Shea Taylor flipped 2Pac’s “Got My Mind Made Up” for Bridget Kelly’s new single features a couple of bars from MTV’s Hottest MC Kendrick Lamar. This track is featured on Funkmaster Flex’s upcoming mixtape Who You Mad At? Me or Yourself?
Kendrick releases some more visuals from his most recent project, good kid, m.A.A.d. city.
K.Dot was on SNL last night. And Adam Levine hosted. I don’t know if there’s such thing as dream team for an SNL episode, but this is pretty close. Andy Samberg and Lonely Island make their return to SNL in the form of a new digital short, “YOLO” featuring Levine and Kendrick. Also check out Kendrick performing “Swimming Pools” and “Poetic Justice” below. Download “YOLO” here.
T.I. premiered the radio version of his single “Memories Back Then” on Sway In The Morning a couple of weeks ago. Now we get the CDQ version. His LP, Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head, hits stores tomorrow.
The folks over at TDE decided today was the day to drop the visuals for “iLLuminate”, a standout off of Soul-o’s Control System. For those of you who missed it, the album was considered by many to be one of the best releases of 2012. Grab it on iTunes. Video directed by Fredo Tovar and Scott Fleishman.