Archive | Kendrick Lamar

‘Black Panther’ soundtrack streams skyrocket in the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s death

Following lead actor Chadwick Boseman’s untimely death, Black Panther soundtrack streams have skyrocketed, maxing out at a whopping 104 percent spike in listeners. Boseman—who passed away on August 28 from colon cancer—is widely renowned for his role as King T’Challa in the 2018 Marvel film, and since his passing, fans far and wide have shared […]

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Good Morning Mix: TroyBoi’s 2018 demolition of Coachella’s Sahara tent

Today, Dancing Astronaut is reminiscing about South East London’s own TroyBoi and his 2018 demolition of Coachella‘s Sahara tent. TroyBoi’s uniquely percussive stylings have situated the producer in a lane of his own, where he’s touched on a myriad of genres ranging from trap, dubstep, bass, and filthy, beat-centric party music and worked with worldly […]

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NPR shares ‘We Insist’ playlist detailing ‘a century of black music against state violence’

2020 will be remembered as the year when hundreds of thousands of people all over the world took to the streets despite a global pandemic to fight for racial justice. George Floyd’s murder in police custody ostensibly restarted a conversation that should have never stopped to begin with. Because for black people, this problem is […]

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NPR shares ‘We Insist’ playlist detailing ‘a century of black music against state violence’

2020 will be remembered as the year when hundreds of thousands of people all over the world took to the streets despite a global pandemic to fight for racial justice. George Floyd’s murder in police custody ostensibly restarted a conversation that should have never stopped to begin with. Because for black people, this problem is […]

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’ becomes longest-charting hip-hop LP

Kendrick Lamar‘s sophomore studio album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, is now the longest-charting hip-hop LP in United States chart history, according to new data from @chartdata. The production, which boasts fan favorites such as “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe,” “Swimming Pools (Drank),” and “Poetic Justice,” has logged 400 weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart […]

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Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino see uptick in Spotify streams

As an increasing number of listeners seek solace in music with a message that is relevant to the Black Lives Matter movement and the ongoing protests nationwide, past releases from Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino are once more moving up the charts. “Alright,” of Lamar’s 2015 Grammy Award-winning album, To Pimp A Butterfly, occupied No. […]

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Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino see uptick in Spotify streams

As an increasing number of listeners seek solace in music with a message that is relevant to the Black Lives Matter movement and the ongoing protests nationwide, past releases from Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino are once more moving up the charts. “Alright,” of Lamar’s 2015 Grammy Award-winning album, To Pimp A Butterfly, occupied No. […]

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Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino see uptick in Spotify streams

As an increasing number of listeners seek solace in music with a message that is relevant to the Black Lives Matter movement and the ongoing protests nationwide, past releases from Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino are once more moving up the charts. “Alright,” of Lamar’s 2015 Grammy Award-winning album, To Pimp A Butterfly, occupied No. […]

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Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino see uptick in Spotify streams

As an increasing number of listeners seek solace in music with a message that is relevant to the Black Lives Matter movement and the ongoing protests nationwide, past releases from Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino are once more moving up the charts. “Alright,” of Lamar’s 2015 Grammy Award-winning album, To Pimp A Butterfly, occupied No. […]

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Glastonbury canceled for COVID-19 concerns 6-days after announcing this year’s lineup

It’s been just six days since Glastonbury announced its long-awaited 50th anniversary lineup, but the the explosion of the global coronavirus pandemic has forced their hand: Glastonbury 2020 is canceled. In a statement on Twitter early Wednesday morning, Festival organizers Michael and Emily Eavis explain how they arrived at the gut-wrenching decision to cancel. “Clearly […]

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Glastonbury delivers 50th anniversary lineup: Kendrick Lamar, Thom Yorke, Taylor Swift, FKA Twigs, and more

We now have one small pinpoint of light in an otherwise pitch black tunnel for events at the moment. As spring festivals, tours, and professional sports come to a screeching halt and travel restrictions tighten, Glastonbury picks an apt time to deliver their highly anticipated 50th anniversary lineup, set for this summer. Headliners Taylor Swift, […]

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Kendrick Lamar launches new creative service pgLang with star-studded visual

Constantly a commentator on social and conscious issues, Grammy-winner Kendrick Lamar launched his mysterious new creative service company pgLang with a thought-provoking visual mission statement.  Along with Lamar, frequent-collaborator Dave Free is listed as a co-founder to the multilingual company fueled by a collective of creators. “Our community speaks different languages and breaks formats for […]

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Foo Fighters, Lizzo, and Kendrick Lamar top Osheaga Music Festival’s 15th anniversary lineup

Canadian music and arts festival, Osheaga has lifted the veil on the lineup for its 15th anniversary. Headed by the Foo Fighters, Lizzo, and Kendrick Lamar, the diversity of the 2020 event’s leading acts indicates that Osheaga organizers remain committed to curating an eclectic collection of cross-genre talent.  Osheaga’s electronic selects include Seven Lions, Madeon, […]

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Foo Fighters, Lizzo, and Kendrick Lamar top Osheaga Music Festival’s 15th anniversary lineup

Canadian music and arts festival, Osheaga has lifted the veil on the lineup for its 15th anniversary. Headed by the Foo Fighters, Lizzo, and Kendrick Lamar, the diversity of the 2020 event’s leading acts indicates that Osheaga organizers remain committed to curating an eclectic collection of cross-genre talent.  Osheaga’s electronic selects include Seven Lions, Madeon, […]

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Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala and Childish Gambino all in the studio, according to reputable leak source

With 2020 just around the corner, a whole new slate of possible upcoming LPs to speculate over has been revealed, thanks to HasItLeaked.com. Among the artists currently pinned to be in the studio presumably working on new material are Daft Punk, Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Childish Gambino, and The Avalanches among others. The site […]

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Buy The Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 Multi-Platinum Here

The exclusive Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 “Multi-Platinum” has finally arrived today and it’s the latest collaborative offering between the rapper and Swoosh after the Cortez Kenny 4 “House Shoe.” This rendition of the model features a two-tone theme with a darker marble-like pattern gracing the inner medial section, while light grey is prominent […]

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Where To Buy The Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 Multi-Platinum

The exclusive Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 “Multi-Platinum” debuts tomorrow and it’s the latest collaborative offering between the rapper and Swoosh after the Cortez Kenny 4 “House Shoe.” The model features a two-tone theme with a darker print water-like pattern gracing the inner medial section, while light grey is prominent on the outer lateral […]

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Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 Confirmed To Release Next Week

Now confirmed to release next week, here are more images of the Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55. This new collab between Kendrick Lamar and Nike have the React Element 55 silhouette dressed in a Pure Platinum, Clear Wolf Grey and Black color scheme. The shoe features a two-tone theme with a darker print […]

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Is The Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 Pure Platinum A Must Cop?

The exclusive Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 sporting an official color scheme of Pure Platinum, Clear Wolf Grey and Black, is slated to drop this week. The model features a two-tone theme with a darker print water-like pattern gracing the inner medial section, while light grey is prominent on the outer lateral side. […]

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Is The Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 Pure Platinum A Must Cop?

The exclusive Kendrick Lamar x Nike React Element 55 sporting an official color scheme of Pure Platinum, Clear Wolf Grey and Black, is slated to drop this week. The model features a two-tone theme with a darker print water-like pattern gracing the inner medial section, while light grey is prominent on the outer lateral side. […]

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