“He took, like, 12, 13 of my tracks, man,” Flying Lotus said. “I think he recorded all of them, too.”
The 14-minute-long film, entitled m.A.A.d., will see its premiere at next month’s inaugural Sundance NEXT Fest.
The album could be out by the end of 2014.
When Mike WiLL Made It decided to do an all-star track, he did not mess around.
The estate is fully loaded with the expected accommodations of a rap superstar, including six bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 9,696 in square footage.
Being the official First Lady of Top Dawg Entertainment–home to Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul–has its drawbacks, as SZA explained to Radio.com over the phone last week.
“After seeing The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opening on May 2nd—be sure to Shazam the end credit sequence featuring the song ‘It’s On Again’ by Alicia Keys featuring Kendrick Lamar to unlock a look into the sinister future,” a press release states.
First came Miguel’s “How Many Drinks” from his 2012 album Kaleidoscope Dream. Then there was the remix, which found Kendrick Lamar on the track with a rap verse and got the track a radio single release and a No. 69 peak on the Billboard Hot 100.
The athlete and his late girlfriend reportedly had a fight surrounding the playing of “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe.”
Watch Anne Hathaway & Jimmy Fallon Put a Broadway Twist on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’
After this performance, which had her taking on Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent, America might finally stop hating Anne Hathaway. Maybe.
The latest Top Dawg Entertainment signee (and its only female) makes good use of her labelmates, with guest spots from Isaiah Rashad on the track “Warm Winds” and Kendrick Lamar on “Babylon.”
The disco-tinged track will be featured on the movie’s soundtrack, which is due for release on April 22.
That Kendrick Lamar is a star is not in question; what remains to be seen is if his star is bright enough to lend some shine to his less talented colleagues.