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Kendrick Lamar Oozes Compton Pride In The Visual For King Kunta [VIDEO]

To Pimp A Butterfly has sent Compton’s own Kendrick Lamar on one hell of a hot streak, commercially, critically, and artistically. Between being lauded as a modern classic a mere month after its release to spending two consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard charts, Kendrick’s undoubtedly riding high. He premiered his first video post-album release for the single “King Kunta” on a Beats billboard near Times Square in New York City earlier this evening (April 1), but now it’s available on YouTube/Vevo for all to see.

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Clad in a varsity jacket and blue LA Dodgers hat, Kendrick is swelling with hometown pride as he dances with his boys and his girls in the streets of Compton; he’s still doing that chicken wing dance that he was rocking with in the video for “i,” and I’m hoping that it catches on the same way the Shmoney dance did.

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The video, helmed by “Director X,” is a family affair that you should definitely check out above.

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