Kendrick Lamar

Kanye West releases full version of Kendrick Lamar and Madlib collaboration “No More Parties in L.A”

January 18, 2016

Okay, so maybe Kanye West’s “GOOD Fridays” series isn’t exactly back on track. Many thought the Chicago rapper-producer would be releasing a new song every Friday in the lead-up to the highly anticipated Swish, much like he did in the weeks before My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was released in 2010. While we were wrong […]

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Gang of Youths, Jarryd James & more added to first ever Auckland City Limits Festival!

January 14, 2016

New Zealand is about to get their first taste of a festival like no other! Auckland City Limit hits Western Springs Stadium in March with Kendrick Lamar and The National topping the bill, while some sick additions in Sydney’s Gang of Youths and Melbourne’s Jarryd James among the latest additions to the whopping lineup! With the […]

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Kanye West releases new track “Real Friends” and previews a Kendrick Lamar collaboration

January 9, 2016

It’s looking like the rumours of Kanye West bringing back his “GOOD Fridays” series are true, meaning that the superstar rapper-producer will be putting out new material every week in the lead up to his forthcoming album SWISH, which is scheduled for a release on February 11th, 2016. This week, that new material comes in […]

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Kendrick Lamar premieres new song “Untitled 2” on Jimmy Fallon

January 8, 2016

Lyrical master Kendrick Lamar has once again premiered a new “untitled” track on one of the world’s most viewed talk show programs, appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to showcase the previously unreleased song, which doesn’t appear on his most recent project, the universally praised To Pimp a Butterfly. With the working title […]

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The 50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B tracks of 2015: Part Two – The Top 25

December 23, 2015

It’s that time of the year again; we’ve already rounded up the full AU crew’s Top 40 Songs of 2015, but here’s something a bit different. The AU’s Chris Singh looks at the best hip-hop and R&B tracks of 2015 after countless hours (probably days; who knows) of picking apart the year’s best releases and […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2015: Part Four – The Top Ten!

December 21, 2015

And here we have it: the top 10 albums of the year. We won’t waste any time and shall get right into proceedings – however if you want to look back at part one, head HERE, part two is HERE and part three from earlier today is HERE. 10. Florence And The Machine – How Big, How Blue, […]

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The nominees for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards include Courtney Barnett, D’Angelo, Taylor Swift, and more

December 7, 2015

As the music industry prepare for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2016 we once again come to the first announcement of nominees, the groups of artists who will be up for some of the biggest awards in contemporary music. The ceremony will take place in L.A at the Staples Centre on February 15th, […]

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The 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay lines up The “Original” Blues Brothers Band, Don McLean and more in latest announcement

December 3, 2015

The 27th Bluesfest Byron Bay has gotten bigger… again! Held over Easter (Thursday 24th March – Monday 28th March 2016), the festival has released another lineup chock full of artists that give precedence to its name: they are here to help represent the Blues! Added to the line-up is The “Original” Blues Brothers Band, Don […]

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Kendrick Lamar gets down with Terry Crews in official video for “These Walls”

October 29, 2015

Sure, we’ve seen everyone from new anchors to vine regulars hit the quan, but Kendrick Lamar has now taken the dance a step further in his very busy, hilarious video for “These Walls”. The playful house-party vibe that illustrates to To Pimp a Butterfly shows off the emcee’s comedic side as the music video is […]

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Kendrick Lamar announced for Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016; Sideshows In Sydney And Melbourne

October 12, 2015

The last time Australia saw Kendrick Lamar, the irrepressible Compton emcee was playing stadiums across the country in support of Eminem at Rapture Festival. This time, the To Pimp a Butterfly genius will be headlining arenas on a two-show (so far) tour in addition to a headline slot at Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016. Little needs […]

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