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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Kendrick Lamar Hits Paris, Compton For 'Backseat Freestyle' Video

Kendrick Lamar Introduces Sherane In K-Dot hits up Paris in the self-directed video for the good kid, m.A.A.d. city track. By Rob Markman (@RobMarkman). Kendrick Lamar may be hip-hop's self-proclaimed good kid, but he is a bad man on the mic. While fans still await K-Dot's short film, which is more
MTV.com ( 1/3/2013 8:06:07 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar Hits Paris, Compton For 'Backseat Freestyle' Video
Kendrick Lamar decided to take his “Backseat Freestyle” to Paris and Compton. Beginning the string of videos that will be released for his good kid, m.A.A.d City debut, the visual finds his pops still looking for his dominoes and Sherane, well, doing what she more
MTV.com ( 1/3/2013 7:37:18 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar Directs Gritty 'Backseat Freestyle' Clip
Kendrick Lamar keeps it gritty in the new video for "Backseat Freestyle," a track from last year's much-loved major-label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city. Lamar teamed with Jerome D and Dave Free to direct the clip, which features grainy black-and-white footage more
RollingStone.com ( 1/3/2013 5:35:34 AM -08:00 )

“Backseat Freestyle” video: watch Kendrick Lamar's misunderstood track
Kendrick Lamar released the video for his song “Backseat Freestyle” on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook. Wednesday, Kendrick Lamar released the video for “Backseat Freestyle” off his critically acclaimed album, “good kid, m.A.A.d. city. more
Reverb (blog) ( 1/3/2013 10:09:44 AM -08:00 )

A Member of Epic Proportions: Kendrick Lamar Reveals New Video
“I pray my d*ck get big as the Eiffel Tower so that I can f*ck the world for 72 hours.” The words of Kendrick Lamar there: a man who clearly hasn't considered the physiological consequences of having such an, uh, utensil before getting down on his knees and more
Contactmusic.com ( 1/3/2013 10:05:03 AM -08:00 )

5 Videos You Missed: Kendrick Lamar, Beach House And More
The music promotion/hype cycle pretty much shuts down toward the end of December, as artists, publicists and journalists go into some weird post-best-of-list hibernation period filled with holiday meals, extra reading time, awkward conversations where you more
CMJ ( 1/3/2013 9:59:32 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar's Video For 'Backseat Freestyle'
Wait, what's that? You're itching to get your day started with a fun video, perhaps something by Kendrick Lamar? Oh, well, today's your lucky day, Friendo. Yes, here is a fun video, one featuring Kendrick Lamar, that ends with him freestyling outside the Eiffel more
Uproxx ( 1/3/2013 9:35:56 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar's “Backseat Freestyle” Video: Watch K-Dot Go From Compton To
Kendrick LamarKendrick Lamar's “Backseat Freestyle” finds the Compton MC spitting a good, old-fashioned batch of thudding, in-your-face boasts (including the silly/brilliant “I pray my dick get big as the Eiffel Tower / So I can fuck the world for 72 hours.”) The black-and-white more
Idolator: All About The Music ( 1/3/2013 9:24:17 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar Visits The Eiffel Tower In His New "Backstreet Freestyle" Video"
Kendrick Lamar spends the better part of his self-directed new “Backseat Freestyle” video wandering his hometown Compton, CA, booty shaking with his beloved Sherane, eating cereal in a living room adorned with a Last Summer replica, checking out more
VH1 ( 1/3/2013 9:10:37 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar - Backseat Freestyle [New Music Video]
Kendrick Lamar - Backseat Freestyle [New Music Video]Kendrick Lamar created more noise than just about anyone on the hip hop scene during 2012 with the release of his critically acclaimed 'good kid, m.A.A.d. City' album. The album received nothing but solid reviews across the board and also managed to go more
The Versed ( 1/3/2013 9:02:23 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar: 'Backseat Freestyle' Video Travels From Compton to Paris
It wasn't until 2012 was officially over that the Compton-based rapper released the first video from the record, creating visuals for the vicious "Backseat Freestyle," which he dropped last night. Directed by JeremeD, Dave Free and Kendrick, the video alternates more
The BoomBox ( 1/3/2013 8:12:12 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar Heads to Paris in “Backseat Freestyle” Video
As 2013 gets under way, Kendrick Lamar is starting to come through on his promise to turn his good kid m.A.A.d city movement visual. First up is a slickly-edited black and white video for “Backseat Freestyle” which flips between footage in Compton and Paris, more
MTV Hive ( 1/3/2013 7:55:32 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Goes to Paris in "Backseat Freestyle"
You've probably seen his good Kid, m.A.A.d city album on many "Best of 2012" lists and Kendrick Lamar deserves the accolades. He actually sold more copies of his major-label debut in the first week of release than Rihanna's latest -- and didn't need a global more
Papermag ( 1/3/2013 7:54:10 AM -08:00 )

WATCH THE KENDRICK LAMAR DIRECTED "BACKSTREET FREESTYLE"
One of 2012's most highly acclaimed albums,good kid, m.A.A.d. city, is continuing to carry the hype into the new year with the release of Kendrick Lamar's new music video for "Backstreet Freestyle." In contrast to the world of glitzed-up hip-hop music videos, more
Baeble Music (blog) ( 1/3/2013 7:42:25 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar Releases Video For 'Backseat Freestyle'
Kendrick Lamar Releases Video For Looking to enter 2013 the way he left 2012 Kendrick Lamar drops the video for 'Backseat Freestyle'. One of the many bangers on his stellar debut album 'good kid, m.A.A.d city', the black and white visual absolutely compliments Kendrick's ferocious flow as more
Clash Magazine ( 1/3/2013 6:42:29 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar – “Backseat Freestyle” Video
Kendrick Lamar – “Backseat Freestyle” VideoReleased in advance of his Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City album, Kendrick Lamar's “Backseat Freestyle” felt like an out-of-nowhere burst of snarling rap virtuosity, an uncharacteristically vengeful vent session for the usually thoughtful rapper. On the album, it took on more
Stereogum ( 1/3/2013 6:21:20 AM -08:00 )

Kendrick Lamar "Backseat Freestyle" (NEW VIDEO)
Kendrick Lamar takes his fans from the streets of Compton to the Eiffel Tower in his new "Backseat Freestyle" video. NEW MUSIC: Kendrick Lamar & Drake "Poetic Justice". Still riding high for the success of his acclaimed debut album, Kendrick adds some more
Global Grind ( 1/3/2013 6:14:06 AM -08:00 )

News: Kendrick Lamar Reveals Sherane, Mama & Papa Lamar In "Backseat
News: Kendrick Lamar Reveals Sherane, Mama & Papa Lamar In "BackseatWest Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar continues to bring his good kid, m.A.A.d city studio album to life, now dropping a visual for his "Backseat Freestyle" smash anthem. In the clip, fans get a chance to see key pieces from his cinematic-themed LP including more
SOHH ( 1/3/2013 6:04:02 AM -08:00 )

See Kendrick Lamar Claim the Eiffel Tower in 'Backseat Freestyle' Video
Arguably, a large part of Kendrick Lamar's undeniable charm is the fact that he isn't a shoo-in for presiding judge over, say, a wet T-shirt contest or a twerking competition. On his excellent good kid, m.A.A.d. city, he usually tempers any sex talk with deep more
SPIN ( 1/3/2013 5:34:29 AM -08:00 )

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar releases new promo
He made one of the outstanding albums of 2012 and now Kendrick Lamar is offering up a video for one of good kid, m.A.A.d city's prime cuts. The black and white clip for 'Backseat Freestyle' finds Lamar wandering around Compton and Paris singing, and was more
hotpress.com (subscription) ( 1/3/2013 5:20:32 AM -08:00 )