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Kendrick Lamar Raps About Kanye West-Drake Reunion, R. Kelly on New Album

Kendrick Lamar’s new album Mr. Morale & The Massive Steppers was launched earlier as we speak, and it didn’t take lengthy for followers to start out breaking down the lyrics.

The double album, which is split into two components, every containing 9 tracks, options appearances from Child Keem, Kodak Black, Summer season Walker, Ghostface Killah, Sampha, Blxst, and extra, with manufacturing from Pharrell, Boi-1da, DJ Dahi, and The Alchemist.

On the Sampha-assisted “Father Time,” Kendrick raps about Kanye West and Drake’s reconciliation, admitting that he was “confused” when the previous rivals squashed their beef and reunited on stage in L.A. in December.

“When Kanye bought again with Drake, I used to be barely confused / Guess I’m not mature as I believe, bought some healin’ to do,” he raps.

On the Pharrell-produced “Mr. Morale” that includes Tanna Leone, he brings up R. Kelly, who was discovered responsible in his intercourse trafficking trial.

“I take into consideration Robert Kelly / If he weren’t molested, I’m wondering if life’ll fail him,” he says of the embattled R&B star.

On the identical monitor, the reclusive rapper reveals that his 2-year-old daughter is known as Uzi (“Uzi, your father’s in deep meditation”) after beforehand sharing that he has a second little one.

One of many album’s most-talked-about tracks is “Auntie Diaries,” on which Kendrick shares his assist for the trans group by reflecting on his personal expertise with members of the family.

“My auntie is a person now / I believe I’m sufficiently old to know now,” he raps whereas additionally revealing that his cousin is trans.

“Demetrius is Mary-Ann now / I imply he’s actually Mary-Ann, even took issues additional / Modified his gender earlier than Bruce Jenner was sure / Residing his reality even when it meant see a surgeon,” he provides.

Later, he shares his regrets over utilizing the F-word. “I mentioned them F bombs, I ain’t know any higher,” he says earlier than reflecting on the time he invited a white fan on stage in 2018 and informed her she couldn’t say the N-word. “To actually perceive love, change place,” says Kendrick.

Beginning in July, he’ll convey the album to life when he hits the street on “The Massive Steppers Tour.” The worldwide trek, which incorporates Child Keem and Tanna Leone, will journey to North America, Europe, and Australia by means of December.

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