Kendrick Lamar just dropped his new album: Since Kendrick Lamar set the wheels in motion for the release of his fifth album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, it feels like the entire world has been waiting for any sign of life from the Compton rapper.
On May 8, he released the powerful “The Heart Part 5,” the album’s lone preview. Finally, we have a whole picture.
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, the rapper’s final album under Top Dawg Entertainment, boasts a diverse lineup of guests.
In addition to Kodak Black’s frequent performances throughout the album, there are contributions from vocalists Amanda Reifer and Summer Walker, Ghostface Killah, Blxst, a rare Sampha appearance, Beth Gibbons of Portishead, and others.
Baby Keem, Lamar’s rumored cousin, makes an appearance, marking the pair’s first reunion since Keem’s The Melodic Blue in 2021.
Kendrick Lamar: Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ Tracklist, All songs
Beth Gibbons of Portishead appears on “Mother I Sober” and Sampha appears on “Father Time” on the 18-track album.
“After 17 years, I’m proud to have been a part of such a cultural impact as I record my final TDE album. The Battles. The Achievement. The Brotherhood, most crucially, “In August, Lamar used his mysterious new alter-ego Oklama to write on his website.
1. United In Grief 2. N953. Worldwide Steppers 4. Die Hard 5. Father Time 6. Rich (Interlude) 7. Rich Spirit 8. We Cry Together 9. Purple Hearts 10. Count Me Out 11. Crown 12. Silent Hill 13. Savior (Interlude) 14. Savior 15. Auntie Diaries 16. Prayer 17. Mother I Sober 18. Mirror
Kendrick Lamar: Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ Stream Album
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