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Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly album cover: an incendiary classic

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly photographed by Denis Rouvre. Lately i've been a big fan of Kendrick's latest album, "To Pimp a Butterfly". This album explores many culture related themes through the use of metaphors and language. The album also features notable Jazz artists, such as saxophonists Kamasi Washington and Terrace Martin, who bring a prominent jazz influence throughout the album.

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WATCH: Kamasi Washington Talks 'To Pimp A Butterfly' and the Juncture of Jazz And Hip-Hop | Colorlines

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#1: Kendrick Lamar, 'To Pimp a Butterfly': The third commercial release for Kendrick solidifies the rapper-innovator as the voice of a generation.

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Kendrick Lamar - Current Rapper

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To Pimp A Butterfly Following the success of his major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, in 2012, the rapper Kendrick Lamar’s long-awaited follow-up, To Pimp a Butterfly (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) is about carrying the weight of that clarity: What happens when you speak out, spiritually and politically, and people actually start to listen? And what of the world you left behind?

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All we can do now is to appreciate the brilliancy of Kendrick Lamar for this Masterpiece. | Noisey

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