TDE’s CEO confirmed Kendrick Lamar will be dropping a new project tonight. The project’s cover is below and it appears to be named, “Untitled, Unmastered.” This would be one of the many TDE projects on the way in 2016. The release was inspired by Lebron James.
Update: Stream the EP below, buy it on iTunes.
Every element of Kendrick Lamar’s unedited unmastered tells you something about the Compton MC’s provocative, multi-layered genius. Take the contrast of the collection’s ultra-generic title and its attention-grabbing out-of-left-field release. Take the retro-futuristic, Funkadelic-inspired grooves that simmer under tracks like “untitled 02” or “untitled 06.” These are only the beginning of Lamar’s hypnotic, nuanced nod to hip-hop’s deep roots and unstoppable political and expressive currency. Songs like “untitled 03” and “untitled 05”—with layered references, wild-eyed jazz solos, and cutting insight—continue the brilliant reign of King Kendrick.