Since 2011, Kendrick Lamar’s career has taken off, as he landed collaborations with Game and Dr. Dre, leading to him signing with Aftermath Entertainment. Kendrick Lamar teamed up with many of the biggest legends on the West Coast to return Los Angeles to notability in the rap game. With the Aftermath deal signed, things were in place Kendrick Lamar to release his debut album.
Kendrick Lamar is currently preparing to release his good kid, m.A.A.d. city album. The album will serve as his debut album, as opposed to a follow-up to Section.80. With his debut album on the way, Kendrick Lamar has begun making his media rounds. Recently, Kendrick Lamar appeared in Miami and he spoke with Power 96 about his history, so far, in the rap game.
During his interview, Kendrick Lamar would speak on being inspired by Tupac Shakur and DMX. From there, he explained his album cover and the title. Paying homage to the West Coast, Kendrick Lamar would also freestyle over Warren G’s “Regulate” single.
Watch the entire interview below: