Kendrick Lamar’s ‘untitled unmastered.’ Project Features Jay Rock, SZA, Hit-Boy, DJ Khalil and Cee-Lo Green
Update: XXL spoke with Sounwave of TDE, who said the production credits provided by Genius here are inaccurate. The complete credits are said to be available soon.
Kendrick Lamar continued his dominant run by dropping untitled unmastered. out of nowhere last night (March 3). A collection of unreleased music that Kendrick had in the stash for live television performances, such as his appearance on one of the final episodes of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, the MC may have decided to release it for public consumption at the urging of NBA superstar LeBron James.
As soon as the project was put out, the team over at Genius got to work and started compiling production credits and features, which K. Dot and his team did not include with the release.
Based on the work done by Genius, untitled unmastered. features production and guest spots from regular collaborators like Terrace Martin, SZA, Jay Rock, Punch, Sounwave and Thundercat and contributions from producers like Swizz Beatz, Hit-Boy, Bizness Boi, Nard&B and A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad.
One of the head-turning names on the list is Swizz Beatz' son, Egypt Dean. The five-year-old is credited on "untitled 07 2014-2016" and his father was all over social media congratulating Egypt and thanking Kendrick for the opportunity.
After the project dropped, Cardo took to Twitter to hint that more sessions could be on the way. "But there's so much more in store, believe that. Just keep your eyes open," he tweeted. "Not just 1...but 2."
Kendrick also revealed that these songs are demos from early To Pimp A Butterfly sessions on Twitter.
Check out the full credits below.
1. untitled 01 08.19.2014 (Prod. by Hit-boy and DJ Spinz)
2. untitled 02 06.23.2014 (Prod. by Yung Exclusive and Cardo)
3. untitled 03 05.28.2013 feat. Thundercat, Bilal, Terrace Martin and Anna Wise (Prod. by Da Internz)
4. untitled 04 08.14.2014 feat. Jay Rock and SZA (Prod. by Bizness Boi and Nard&B)
5. untitled 05 09.21.2014 feat. Anna Wise, Punch and Jay Rock (prod. by Nard&B)
6. untitled 06 06.30.2014 feat. Cee-Lo Green (Prod. by Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge)
7. untitled 07 2014 – 2016 (Prod. by Frank Dukes, Cardo, Yung Exclusive, Swizz Beatz and Egypt Dean)
8. untitled 08 09.06.2014 (Prod. by DJ Khalil)
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