Kendrick Lamar closed out Cali Christmas with a bang. Moments before taking the stage, the West Coast’s golden child spoke with Rap-Up about his big year, topping critics’ best-of-the-year lists with his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, and his favorite album of 2012. He also explained how his collaboration with Dido came together (“Let Us Move On”) and updated us on his collaborative album with J. Cole. Plus, find out how Kendrick plans to spend the holidays and what his favorite Christmas song is (Hint: It’s by a fellow West Coast rapper.)
The Montreal emcee laces a standout from Dear Lola and Thomas White's latest EP.
Off producer J.Well's upcoming Inebriated LP.
From his 2014 release, Word OK.
Off Slay's upcoming mixtape, The Industry Purge.
Off the Toronto artist's The Boy Who Lived LP.
I prefer my women with brains.