Articles tagged: Kendrick Lamar

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The curious comeback of Kendrick Lamar

If you’re a Kendrick Lamar fan, you’ve probably been paying attention to Baby Keem’s recent releases. Keem’s single, “family ties,” marks the first time Lamar has appeared on a song... Read more

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The Weekly List: Happy Birthday Beyoncé

On September 4th, 1981, a queen was born. Perhaps the most iconic artist working today, Beyoncé has managed to continuously dominate the charts, selling over 100 million records worldwide, winning... Read more

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The Best of Rap in the Year So Far

2017 has been a strange year for rap. With blockbuster projects from some of the biggest names in the game (and lesser-known artists) dropping seemingly weekly, it can be difficult... Read more


Critical Voices: Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

DAMN., Kendrick Lamar’s latest project, continues his trend of creating exceptional, politically-charged rap that forges a distinct sound. While DAMN. is difficult to characterize stylistically, it is a clear departure... Read more

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The Weekly List: 10 Best Hip-Hop Verses of 2016

2016 was one of the best years for hip-hop in recent memory. There was also a lot to sift through. In a year with so many great projects, so many... Read more

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Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, and the Album of the Year

Earlier this week, Taylor Swift’s 1989 won the Grammy for Album of the Year over Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly. In her acceptance speech, Swift said the following: “As... Read more


The Weekly List: Back to School

  Welcome back to the Hilltop, Hoyas! For our inaugural Weekly List, we’ve put together a playlist of some great end of summer/beginning of school tunes to get you acclimated... Read more

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Kendrick Lamar’s “The Blacker the Berry” is fire

It may have been a snow day at Georgetown this Tuesday, but all Kendrick Lamar can think about is fire. On the wake of his successful night at the 2015... Read more

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Poetic Justice

If I told you that a flower bloomed in a dark room, would you trust it? I mean I write poems in these songs dedicated to you when You’re in... Read more