Kendrick Lamar Drops Surprise Album Overnight — Listen

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The 8-song project features studio versions of untitled songs Kendrick has performed.

Kendrick Lamar just pulled a Beyoncé move on us by dropping a new album at midnight. 

Titled untitled unmastered, the 8-song project features studio versions of untitled songs Kendrick has performed on The Colbert Report, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and, most recently, the Grammys.

The ESSENCE Fest 2016 headliner announced the news with a simple tweet.

The album features vocals by Bilal, Anna Wise, Cee-Lo, and more. Producer Swizz Beatz revealed that one of the songs on the album was produced by he and Alicia Keys' 5-year-old son Egypt.

"This is the best Dad moment everrrrr!!! Congrats to my son Egypt for producing his 1st track on this amazing Kendrick Album," he wrote on Instagram before sharing a video of Egypt at work.

Egypt making the beat for Kendrick !!!! Only 5yrs old #Kendrick oh and to all you old ass producers mad at a 5yr old on his grind early step ya game up and get a life shout out to the youth !!!!!!

A video posted by therealswizzz (@therealswizzz) on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:20pm PST

untitled unmastered is currently available on all digital platforms.

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