Kendrick (Lamar) is using a Trojan horse method on getting substance into his music. You’re attracted by the same imagery. Like Kendrick’s verse on “Fuckin’ Problems” is a good example. He almost doesn’t even belong on that record, but he makes it work.
He even announces himself like, “Bitch, I’m Kendrick Lamar.” Like, even the way he announces himself on that record is like, “Listen, I’m letting you know that I’m out-rapping all these other rappers, but come into my zone and I’m going to give you something different.” I think that’s a more accessible, more relatable way to present consciousness and substance in music.
"— Talib Kweli (via you4eya
why the hell do guys expect so much from us like they want us to have a flat stomach, big ass, big boobs, pretty face, and a perfect personality while some of these guys look like fucking apes bye
Confessions is a public art project that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip.
totally going there next year.
(Source: fredydecisive, via kaahreenashley)
imagine reading a book of all the lies you’ve told
imagine reading a book of all the lies you’ve been told
You cannot compare any love to your first love, because when you first loved, you loved with innocence and you risked, without fear. Because you did not know what fear was, the thought of heartache was lacking in your daily. When you first loved, you loved purely, without doubt and hesitation. You…
enjoy that shit now HA. HA. HA.