We stumbled across Eryn Koehn’s greatness from our girl Ashley Outrageous’ site… and man! We’re speechless!
This Detroit/Chicago girl recorded her own rendition of Kendrick Lamar & BJ the Chicago Kid’s His Pain and entirely murdered it with soul. See what we mean by enjoying the Davy Greenberg-directed video below.
If you haven’t heard of Sid Sririam, prepare to become a fan. This 22-year old Berklee College of Music graduate just recently released a new soulful EP, titled West Coast Night Fall, Part 1: Before Dusk’.
Weary of hitting the download button before listening to the sultry Indian singer? I got you. Below is a stripped down version of Kendrick Lamar’s Sing About Me (I’m Dying of Thirst) off the good kid m.a.a.d city album.
“I went into the studio with my own singing verse written, and Warryn [Campbell] started playing Donny Hathaway’s “A Song for You” for fun before recording the cover.” Sid tells Billboard. “From there, we just vibed and everything just fell into place.”
Still not sold? Fine. Below is one of our favorite covers of his: Sam Cooke’s Change Gon Come.
First they were seen on the same cover for VIBE magazine, now Miguel and Kendrick Lamar unite for the remix to How Many Drinks off Kaleidoscope Dreams. We’re told a video was also recently shot in Los Angeles.
Listen below. Is it just us, or does Kdot’s delivery sound Andre 3k-ish?
Hov’s audio engineer, Young Guru surprised the heck out of everyone when he played Kendrick Lamar’s remix to Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe off of last year’s release of good kid, m.A.A.d city during his set at SXSW earlier tonight featuring non other than Jay-Z, of course. What’s next? The official release of the track by the duo. Meanwhile, peep the footage from the show below.
Bridget Kelly collaborated with the Hottest MC in the Game for her single, Street Dreaming, off her upcoming Roc Nation debut album. The Shea Taylor-produced record samples Pac’s Got My Mind Up, and provides some inspiration — and if you’ve got the Monday blue, this may be perfect for you.
“Even if you pinch me twice, Yes I keep on dreaming.” Spits K.dot
If you’re wondering if we’ve had it on super repeat, the answer is yes. Listen and sound off below.
Kendrick takes you in Crenshaw Square for his new video for his single “Poetic Justice” featuring Drake. A few cameos from YG, Dom Kennedy, Jay Rock and Jay305 in this video as well, let me know what you think about this video after the jump…
As the year wraps up, we’ve been reflecting on 2012′s music — and Kendrick Lamar has been too. While hanging out with Google Play, the Compton MC named his favorite albums of the year. 1 rapper & 1 crooner.
Find out which one, above, & pick up good kid, m.A.A.d city on Google Play HERE.