Kendrick Lamar‘s brand new albumTo Pimp a Butterfly, accidentally released onto the Internet late last night (March 15), features a closing number that’s nearly unparalleled?and not just because of its 12-minute length.
Rather, it’s the subject matter: “Mortal Man,” the final track, is an imagined interview with Tupac Shakur, the legendary fellow California rapper who died in 1996.
The audio is woven together to create a seamless track that truly seems like Lamar is speaking to the dead rapper, but while Lamar’s part has modern day origins, Tupac’s side originated in a 1994 interview with Sweden’s P3 Soul radio show.That full interview can be found here.
“Aight. so let me ask you this then, do you see yourself as somebody that?s rich or somebody that made the best of their own…
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