Well, well, well. After months of anticipation and hearing the rave reviews, Kendrick Lamar’s King Kunta has finally surfaced online.
The song, which serves as track #3 on the upcoming To Pimp A Butterfly LP, is a unique, complex record that is a true testament to Kendrick’s game-changing artistry. Perhaps the most important element regarding the uniqueness is the atmospheric production, which is handled by TDE’s Sounwave.
Before judging the record, it’s a good idea to keep in mind that Kendrick likes to revolve his albums around a storyline. Hearing track #3 without hearing the first two is the equivalent to skipping a couple of chapters in a book.
Anyways, March 23rd is the date. Make sure to pre-order the project on iTunes to get an instant download at midnight.
Is this better or anything like what you expected? Could Kendrick be on his way to another platinum album? Listen to King Kunta below and let us know your thoughts.
UPDATE: Stream the entire To Pimp A Butterfly album here.