Kendrick Lamar – i

Kendrick Lamar releases an upbeat, soulful, Isley Brothers sampled record played over a live band type backing track full of live instrumentation and rhythm.

Kendricks lyrics are stylisticly penned and flawlessly delivered in usual style. The track proving again what can be acheived if artists are willing to try something new. The record has a cosmic, laid back funk, almost Outkast inspired feel to it which draws you into its flow and carries you along.

Asked how he was able to sample the legendary Isley Brothers record ‘That Lady’, Kendrick revealed he had to visit St. Louis and get the ok from the great Ronald Isley himself. “He gave me his blessings and you can hear him on a few ad libs in the record.”

We want more!


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