Kendrick Lamar Isnt Kendrick dropping because hes feeling the pressure to deliver a "masterpiece"?

Started by Jerome, Nov 12, 2021, in Kendrick Lamar Add to Reading List

  1. Marsh Attacks
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    Nov 18, 2021
    You can be a good rapper and still make bad songs. That's why some great rappers never blow up.

    Kendrick did but I think he's boring as f--- post GKMC. It's just not enjoyable imo.
     
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  2. TheReturn
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    Nov 18, 2021
    I think he's at a different place in the world now. Even his approach to his career has changed a lot. 2012-2014 kendrick was hungry, 2015 kendrick was more mature and seemed to be diving into something people didn't expect, 2017 was kinda just a weird place. Now he's checking for new sounds and s---. I think he doesn't really care anymore.
     
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  3. IsuckMarshoff
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    Nov 19, 2021
    he has one of the most solid discography’s in hip hop. I’m sure he feels pressure and all that. Plus he’s a person with a life and family. People seem to forget that artists have a life outside of music
     
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  4. DKC
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    Nov 19, 2021
    aftermath artists never drop albums at all lol

    I know he's technically on aftermath but I don't view him as an aftermath artist in any capacity. TDE is its own thing and I don't associate him with Dre at all really.
     
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    on the flipside, I think the expectation that has "needs" to say something or is obligated to do so is probably frustrating, especially from white fans/label execs and such...I could see him being jaded a la chapelle or frank ocean and he prob just wants to do his own thing and let the music speak for itself when it's ready.
     
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    Yeah, I could understand that. He also kind of put that burden a bit on himself too though. I always felt that’s what he wanted. A spotlight to be able make his art in creative ways to send a message. So for him to just sit quietly throughout almost the entirety of the Trump administration was pretty surprising tbh.
     
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    Nov 21, 2021
    Seems like Three Stacks effect. Although, I wish we at least got one proper Three Stacks solo album

    Kendrick should just put out a mixtape. Take the pressure off and shake off some cobwebs. He could also probably collab with a few artists in the process
     
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    Nov 22, 2021
    UU2 would be nice
     
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  9. Inland Empire Meme
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    Nov 24, 2021
    this
     
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