The iPod Shuffle: Kendrick Lamar’s “Kurupted”

By: 04.21.14  •  7 Comments

Who’s hip to Kendrick Lamar’s “Kurupted”?

Apparently, the unreleased gem dates back at least three or four years, right when young K-Dot was growing out of his Lil Wayne phase and into his own. However, the real kicker is that this is actually a unique dedication to his big homie Kurupt.

But, instead of just shouting out the DPG OG by name – which he does, Kendrick pays homage by channeling Young Gotti’s multisyllabic flow, then disintegrating the creepy beat to audible dust.

This is more than just a homage from one dope rapper to another. This is like…a passing of the torch. Or, maybe, a taking of the torch? In a good, respectful way.

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