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Kendrick Lamar - ‘Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers’ Album Review | Ep. 132

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts

Yo yo yo, we’re back on it with a BANG this week - yes, we dig into the return of Kendrick Lamar 😱 And joining us for this album review, we have Dylan Green aka Cinemasai from the Reel Notes podcast, and Luke Bailey from the Fly Fidelity podcast…it’s gonna be deeeeeep 🍿

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Show Notes:

  • Initial thoughts on the album (00:00)
  • Dylan compares Kendrick to Thanos (10:40)
  • Is this Kendrick’s ’Yeezus’? (18:20)
  • Kendrick’s approach to cancel culture and Kodak Black (20:35)
  • How this album has an Eminem energy (26:00)
  • How Kendrick is too big to fail (32:50)
  • Breaking down ‘Auntie Diaries’ (34:35)
  • Thoughts on production on this album + how ‘Worldwide Steppers’ has MF DOOM, Kool Keith vibes (40:49)
  • Thoughts on ‘Mother I Sober’ (48:13)
  • ‘Silent Hill’ sampling silencers?! (50:08)
  • Why ‘Father Time’ is amazing (52:00)
  • ‘We Cry Together’ - thoughts? (55:20)
  • ’N95’ and other bonafide bangers on this record (1:00:10)
  • Talking Ghostface Killah’s feature (1:09:47)
  • Love for ‘Mr. Morale’ (1:12:48)
  • Where does Kendrick go from here? Comparing to Aceyalone, Armand Hammer, Ka, Masta Ace (1:15:07)


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