Kendrick Lamar's new album To Pimp A Butterfly might have dropped prematurely but that's not stopping K. Dot from capitalizing off the buzz. Yesterday, the Top Dawg MC hosted a CD signing outside Best Buy in his hometown, Compton. A multitude of fans gathered to get a glimpse of the two-time Grammy winner and get an autographed copy of his sophomore major label LP.

"It feels good to be back in my city, to go out here and see these kids still motivated by my music and by my dreams and aspirations," Lamar told ABC7 Los Angeles.

Despite the early exit, TPAB is doing numbers, having already broken a Spotify streaming record previously held by Drake.

Lamar later thanked fans for their support. "Thank you for believing in me since day one. I've been doing my thing on the underground scene for years, you know, proud to be putting out any albums," said the "King Kunta" rapper. "These the same people that have been rocking with me so I want to say thank you for believing in me and I believe in you the same, so as long as we believe in each other, I will continue to do this music."

Check out some video from the signing, below.

@kendricklamar signing autographed #ToPimpAButterfly CDs at best buy in #Compton #TDE #StrengthandPower #HiiiPower

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