January 28, 2023

Kendrick Lamar proclaims title, launch date for his new album

The wait is over. Kendrick Lamar has introduced the title and launch date for his subsequent album. The 14-time Grammy-winning rapper will likely be dropping Mr. Morale & the Massive Steppers on Might 13.

Lamar, 34, posted a proper press launch concerning the album on his Instagram web page on Monday. Writing as coming “from the desk of oklama,” the discharge briefly said the next:

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Kendrick Lamar performs in the course of the third day of Lollapalooza Buenos Aires 2019 at Hipodromo de San Isidro on March 31, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Picture by Santiago Bluguermann/Getty Pictures)

“The next assertion was launched right this moment by oklama, via his firm pgLang at 11:00 a.m. PT in Los Angeles, CA:

Album: ‘Mr. Morale & the Massive Steppers’
Launch date: 5/13/2022

All factual info for this launch will come instantly from this supply solely. Recognize your endurance.”

The discharge is positioned in a black folder on his oklama.com internet web page. The web site launched in 2021. Situated on the web site’s entrance web page inside one other folder titled “nu ideas,” Lamar introduced that his forthcoming album could be his last album with High Dawg Leisure (TDE).

“As I produce my last TDE album, I really feel pleasure to have been part of such a cultural imprint after 17 years,” Lamar wrote. “The Struggles. The Success. And most significantly, the Brotherhood. Might the Most Excessive proceed to make use of High Dawg as a vessel for candid creators. As I proceed to pursue my life’s calling.”

Mr. Morale & the Massive Steppers would be the follow-up to Lamar’s 2017 album, DAMN. DAMN. prolonged Lamar’s run as one of many largest rappers on this planet. It went triple-platinum, featured his first solo Billboard 100 primary single, “Humble,” took house 5 Grammys, and have become the primary rap album to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.

Since then, Lamar has stored a low profile. He recorded solely a handful of visitor verses for different artists, together with Busta Rhymes’ 2020 single, “Look Over Your Shoulder,” and two options on cousin Child Keem’s 2021 debut album, The Melodic Blue.

One in all Lamar’s two Child Keem collaborations, “Household Ties,” acquired two nominations on the 2022 Grammy Awards. The music was nominated for Greatest Rap Track and Greatest Rap Efficiency, profitable the latter.

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