VIDEO: Kendrick Lamar Talks Compton, “Control,” Black Hippy + More w/ Arsenio Hall


Here’s an extended interview with Kendrick Lamar as the rapper recently made an appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show.  The TDE rapper addresses what the meaning is behind his Good Kid m.A.A.d City title, his Compton roots and Pharrell comparing him to legendary singer Bob Dylan for the power behind his messages.  Arsenio also enlightens Kendrick to Ice Cube’s recent comments about being a fan of the Compton rapper and listening to his music while Kendrick explains to viewers that he mostly listens to oldies.  The controversy that surrounded Kendrick’s verse on Big Sean’s “Control” and his thoughts on its impact also served as the topic of discussion.  Take a look as K. Dot speaks on the current state of West Coast Hip Hop, breaks down the significance behind Black Hippy and so much more.

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