Kendrick Lamar’s TPAB Shot Back Into The Top 20 On Billboard Because Of The Grammys

Not many new projects were released last week, so this week’s Billboard 200 chart doesn’t see much of a change. Adele is back at number one following Future‘s brief reign, as he falls to number ten in his second week with EVOL. Meanwhile, Rihanna is holding tight at number 3 with ANTI. Elsewhere on the chart, Kendrick Lamar sees a huge surge in sales of To Pimp A Butterfly, thanks to his stellar performance at the Grammys last Monday night. The album comes in at number 16, moving 33k units for the week. Check out this week’s full top 10 below!

(Video) Kendrick Lamar Blesses The Grammy’s With A Phenomenal Performance

Dressed as a beaten prisoner and speaking on being unapologetically black, Kendrick Lamar RIPS his Grammy performance. I know the media will be talking about this one. No one was expecting Kendrick to go up there and address the issues of being a black man in this society. LL Cool J was right about this one.

Kendrick Lamar Breaks Down The Meaning To His Album “To Pimp A Butterfly”

Kendrick Lamar’s album, “To Pimp A Butterfly” was such a dope album. There was a lot of background meaning to the album that a lot of people may not even know. One of the most unique songs on the album was “How Much A Dollar Cost.” On that song Lamar runs into a homeless man who asks him for money. After asking, the man reads Lamar a bible verse. The verse made Lamar acknowledge the fact that his success made him selfish. After a while Lamar realizes that the man is actually God himself. He also realizes that his selfish ways has costed him his way into God’s kingdom. During the Outro, Lamar is able to repent and ask God for forgiveness. He then humbles himself. This is a hell of a message to put in a song. Most people would have no idea that this is even what the song meant. That is just the beauty and creativeness that comes from Kendrick Lamar as an artist. “To Pimp a Butterfly” is full of messages which Lamar breaks down for us.

Kendrick Lamar: “‘good Kid, m.A.A.d City’ Is Great Work, But It’s Not My Best Work”

One of the best rappers of the current generation sat down with Billboard for a recent interview, in which Kendrick said that he believes To Pimp a Butterfly is better than good Kid, m.A.A.d City. Hit the jump for more.

Kendrick Lamar Will Appear On ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ This Week

Before heading to the 58th Annual Grammy Awards next month, after being nominated 11 times for his sensational album To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar will start 2016 off with a guest appearance on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’ More below.

(Audio) Kendrick Lamar: “I Can’t Change the World Until I Change Myself First”

As 2015 comes to a close, Kendrick Lamar sat down with NPR to talk about his childhood, witnessing his first murder, and the backlash he faced from the black community for lyrics in his song “Blacker the Berry” off his album To Pimp A Butterfly. Read more below.

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