In grand 2015 fashion, Kendrick Lamar’s album To Pimp A Butterfly prematurely ejaculated onto the internet but was way more welcome than a pubescent prom night backseat seizure. Featuring a host of clear influences that spanned the spectrum of Black music, listeners experienced more than a passing sense of deja groove as they fingered their way through the tracklist. The Compton MC’s latest inspired comparisons to everyone from The Roots and Outkast to DJ Quik.
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