Kendrick Lamar performs at the 2017 Coachella festival. Though his 2015 album To Pimp A Butterfly wore its jazz influence on its sleeve, 2017's DAMN. displays Lamar's deep investment in the way jazz can evolve.
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9th Wonder addresses Harvard students in a scene from the documentary The Hip-Hop Fellow, which chronicles a year the producer spent teaching hip-hop culture as an academic subject.