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Kendrick Lamar Band • Page 3

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Melody Bot, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. suicidesaints

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    I'm sure it was a financial decision. I mean, not that Kendrick needs the exposure or money, but he's just continuing to broaden his fan base.
     
  2. ComedownMachine

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    He's doing so many features this year it's crazy
     
  3. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    I mean, he probably gets paid really well for these spots, which is more than enough it itself. Doesn't seem baffling to me at all
     
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  4. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    There's a reason that Kendrick is one of the biggest names in hip hop outside of just the rap community, it's because he is a feature machine... in many genres. Dude has featured on Taylor Swift, Sia, Alicia Keys, Dido, Imagine Dragons, Lonely Island, Robin Thicke, Shwayze, ZZ Ward.... pop features are not a new thing for him
     
  5. TheWater(s)

    Kiss The Sky Prestigious

    Steve I swear to God.
     
  6. cherrywaves

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    He is one of the biggest rappers out right now lol no one is sitting around putting Frank Ocean on a OneRepublic remix
     
  7. cherrywaves

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    Also he gets serious coin for these features, gives him more freedom to create the music he wants on his own dime. Plus I wouldn't be shocked if he uses it for charitable means to help out friends and family
     
  8. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    Frank isn't on a label
    Remember he forced his way off
     
  9. cherrywaves

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    Yes I'm aware, but it's not like he was being recruited for corny features either.

    And true, maybe there's some sort of clause in Kendrick's contract that requires him to do some features. As Steven points out, there are...a lot. Clearly a lot of these he's participating in on his own volition
     
  10. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

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  11. nl5011

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    The fact that he put out an album like tpab means he can do whatever he wants.

    No one else is talking about the shit he's talking about. So he can do these corny features without sullying his name because he is on a pedastool few artists can reach.

    No amount of pop features can erase the amount of consciousness he has injected into the genre.
     
  12. Chaplain Tappman

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    well this is just flat out untrue
     
  13. iCarly Rae Jepsen

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    maybe he was hoping for that Heard 'Em Say magic
     
  14. incognitojones

    Look at this guy Supporter

    Maybe he liked the song and isn't a super judge mental negative person and just likes to put stuff out and chill with people who like him

    I think when maroon 5 called him up to do a song his honest response was along the lines of "sure why not"
     
  15. irthesteve Oct 14, 2016
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    irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    well THIS is embarrasing at least. Whoever works for YouTube at Maroon 5's label calls him Kendrick LaMar in the video description, furthermore he isn't in this version of the song.

     
  16. Letterbomb31

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  17. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    pretty agreeable list
     
  18. irthesteve Oct 21, 2016
    (Last edited: Oct 21, 2016)
    irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Mary J and Kendrick, taking on a Springsteen song

     
  19. TheWater(s)

    Kiss The Sky Prestigious

    Kendrick's verse is so fucking good
     
  20. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Yeah this song's really great, both of them are A+ on it
     
  21. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    we're on each other's team Platinum

    Springsteen not Dylan!
     
  22. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

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  23. TheWater(s)

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    To Pimp A Butterfly is really hard to listen to right now with everything going in. It's crushing me Right now
     
  24. Matt Chylak

    I can always be better, so I'll always try. Supporter

    Listening to Section.80 this morning. What a great album.
     
  25. suicidesaints

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    Section 80 still my favorite