Kendrick Lamar announces new album title, release date, artwork and tracklisting

Kendrick Lamar has revealed all the details on his highly anticipated third album. The record is titled "To Pimp A Butterfly"  and it's set to be released as soon as March 23rd, The album contains 16 tracks including  the previously released singles "The Blacker the Berry" and  "i".

Kendrick posted the album’s artwork on his Instagram page, he accompanied the picture with a message containing the title of the record and you can see both the artwork and the quote underneath followed by the track listing for the record.

“Don’t all dogs go to heaven? Don’t Gangsta’s boogie? Do owl shit stank? Lions, Tigers & Bears. But TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY. Its the American dream nigga….” – lil Homie

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The full tracklisting is as follows;

To Pimp A Butterfly

01 Wesley's Theory 02 For Free? (Interlude) 03 King Kunta 04 Institutionalized 05 These Walls 06 U 07 Alright 08 For Sale? (Interlude) 09 Momma 10 Hood Politics 11 How Much A Dollar Cost 12 Complexion 13 The Blacker The Berry 14 You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said) 15 i 16 Mortal Man

Check out the 2 released singles for the album just below; the first single received the Grammy award for "best rap song" and the award for "best rap performance" at this years ceremony, his second single "The Blacker the Berry" was released the following day in celebration of his Grammy triumph

I personally can't wait for the album to be released and I will have my review up after i've had a few listens through it, it's easily one of my most anticipated albums to come out this year and I believe I'm not alone in saying that.

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To Pimp A Butterfly - Out March 23rd