Today In Hip-Hop: Kendrick Lamar Releases ‘good kid, m.A.A.d City’

On this day, October 22, in hip-hop history... 2012: Following the success of his independently released album, Section.80 , Kendrick Lamar released his highly anticipated studio album debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city. The album, billed as a short film, transported the listener in to the world of Compton through teenage Kendrick Lamar’s eyes. The songs and skits tell the story of a wild night in Compton with young Kendrick and his friends. He touches on themes like peer pressure, women, drugs, alcohol, gangs, violence, and religion. The album featured Drake, Pharrell, Black Hippy’s Jay Rock, and Dr. Dre. Get all the details: Timeline ...

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