Kendrick Lamar’s Performance at CMJ

Shortly after the release of his critically-acclaimed Section.80 album, most of the music world knew that this young kid from Compton, Kendrick Lamar, was on to something. He would go on to prove that the following year, with his debut LP, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, widely regarded as the first proper classic album of this generation. It’s interesting to back and look at the confidence and energy of a 24-year old Kendrick Lamar, before he stole the show on Dr. Dre’s comeback album, before he won 2 Grammys, before the platinum plaques.