Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta

  • Artist: Kendrick Lamar
  • Track: King Kunta
  • Producer: Sounwave, Terrace Martin
  • Album: To Pimp a Butterfly

Update: The Director X-directed visuals for Kendrick's King Kunta single have been added.

We've been waiting to hear Kendrick Lamar's King Kunta for literally months now, and with K. Dot's astronomically-anticipated album, To Pimp a Butterfly, just days away, we finally had the chance to hear the Compton's emcee's much heralded track. Kunta's sound isn't easy to describe; it's a swirling mix of classic west coast hip-hop, the funk that hip-hop was founded on, more heavy rock leaning guitars and almost four minutes of Kendrick rapping like he's mad, but not stressed. This feels like a song that has to be heard in the context of its larger album to be fully appreciated, luckily To Pimp a Butterfly is due out March 23. Get your pre-order on now.



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