Kendrick Lamar Teams With Sounwave for New Song ‘King Kunta’
New Kendrick Lamar is coming, and his new joint is going to be called 'King Kunta.' If former 'Entourage' music supervisor Scott Vener is telling the truth, Lamar will be going in deep for this one.
Vener revealed what looks like a few facts about 'King Kunta' on his Twitter page. First, he tweeted that the new song was going to be produced by Sounwave ('Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe'). Thundercat, who's known for his collaborations with Flying Lotus ('Never Catch Me'), apparently helped out as well.
What 'King Kunta' is going to sound like is anybody's guess, but Vener described the track as having "dusty drums with an updated sound" and "hard-hitting bass lines." He also tweeted some well-known black culture hallmarks that may be addressed in the song. They include Richard Pryor, Willie Lynch and Compton. It's also worth noting that 'Kunta' might refer to the famed 'Roots' mini-series.
Vener's hints suggest that Lamar's journey down the experimental rabbit hole may continue. Fans hope that 'good kid, m.A.A.d. city'-style greatness will be pulled out of it. At least Pharrell might think it is.
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