The rapper's mom gave his new album high praise in a sweet and hilarious text message.
Kendrick’s new song praising natural beauty has been met with mixed reactions
Religion, Lamar in papal robes, and a call for us all to be humble.
SPONSORED: Shantell Martin Talks Collaboration With Kendrick Lamar at ESSENCE's Black Women In Music
Visual artist Shantell Martin details the artistic bound she shares with Kendrick -- plus she 'refreshes the talk' with Absolut Vodka red carpet host Alesha Renee about what inspired collaborative project with her and the Grammy award-winning artist.
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The rapper playfully challenged President Obama to a basketball game in Compton.
The two will reportedly headline alongside Radiohead in 2017.
With just four weeks to go until the 2016 ESSENCE Festival, get turned up for the festivities with these tunes.
In his new commercial for Reebok, Kendrick Lamar proves that he can even be provocative as a pitchman.
Kicking off with "It's All About the Benjamins," this playlist will show you why it's all about the ESSENCE Festival this July 4th weekend.
Huh? The artist has found herself in hot water after controversial comments regarding the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Nicki even landed her own cover!
Last night, Kobe Bryant played one last game at the Staples Center.
Adele, D'Angelo and French Montana are also on the Empire cast's wishlist.