Kendrick Lamar performs at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in February. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There's A New Kendrick Lamar Project Out, But It May Sound Familiar Already
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Kendrick Lamar onstage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in October. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images hide caption

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Kendrick Lamar: 'I Can't Change The World Until I Change Myself First'
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Kendrick Lamar visits Brian Mooney's English classes at High Tech High School in North Bergen, N.J., on Monday. Adam Wolffbrandt/NPR hide caption

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A Visit From Kendrick Lamar — Best Day Of School Ever?
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To Pimp a Butterfly follows two and a half years of anticipation stoked by Kendrick Lamar's breakthrough LP, good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Christian San Jose/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'To Pimp A Butterfly' Aspires To Be Music's Great American Novel
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"I think that there are moments in hip-hop culture and pop culture when we become ready for somebody to complicate our lives," says NPR's Frannie Kelley of rapper Kendrick Lamar. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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What Is It About Kendrick Lamar?
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