4 years ago Kendrick Lamar surfaced with tracks like “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe”, “Good Kid,” and “Swimming Pools” off of his debut album From that day the world was presented with a new mind, sound, and ideas from a kid from the Compton; musical greatness has evolved this kid to a man that is a 5 time Grammy winner. Recently, Kendrick Lamar sat down with master producer, the seer of sound and frequencies Rick Rubin.
It’s a sunny day in Malibu, California at the Shangri-La home studios, and this is the first time the two have met. Kendrick Lamar has been enlisted for the latest cover of GQ and Style, and who better than Rick Rubin to pull out the most intimate thoughts from the “To Pimp A Butterfly” creator. When asked “what is a butterfly to you?,” Lamar responds “ To Pimp.” Watch the hour long interview as the two speak on, Kendrick Lamar’s introduction to music, where his premeditated thoughts come from, his meditation routine, and his progress on his next project.
Happy Anniversary good kid, m.A.A.d city!