Kendrick Lamar Talks Ghostwriting and Taylor Swift/Katy Perry's Beef In New Interview
The 'HUMBLE' rapper sat down with Rolling Stone for a full length interview...
Kendrick Lamar is unstoppable right now. 'HUMBLE', 'DNA' and 'LOYALTY (Ft. Rihanna)' are three of the biggest singles of the year so far and DAMN. has already become Kendrick's most successful album. We can't get enough of the Compton rapper.
And Kendrick has just stopped by Rolling Stone for an interview about his success, ghostwriting and that Katy/Taylor drama.
In the profile, K-Dot gets extremely candid about whether or not he's reached his peak...
"Well, that's the challenge that keeps me going. Can I outdo myself again? Can I make a better rhyme than I made last time? That's the whole chase. If that wasn't there, then I'd have stopped after good kid, after I had my first platinum album."
He then says: "You see Jay-Z. [...] You see Dr. Dre. Jay is still on his pen game, because it's always a chase to see if you're not only still true to the culture, but still can generate a creative process that's organic for you, that can challenge yourself."
Rolling Stone also ask the 'King Kunta' rapper what he thinks of ghostwriting.
"I called myself the best rapper. I cannot call myself the best rapper if I have a ghostwriter. If you're saying you're a different type of artist and you don't really care about the art form of being the best rapper, then so be it." he explains.
"Make great music. But the title, it won't be there."
Having featured on Taylor Swift's hit single 'Bad Blood', Rolling Stone wanted to know if he was aware that it was a Katy Perry diss track. "No, I wasn't aware of that, bro. That's a great question. No! On the record, no. Which makes it even more funny now, for sure. That's far beyond my concern." He adds "I have to stay away from that, for sure. That's some real beef."
Amazing. Check out the full interview: HERE.
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