“J. Cole’s pure approach to music is a powerful antidote to the often exhausting excess of hip-hop.”
J. Cole’s heart-wrenching narratives are made complete with these equally poignant beats that make his words linger in your head for days afterward.
Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize win is not only a landmark in hip hop history but also a huge stride in recognizing the immense artistic and cultural significance of hip hop in American society.
Part 1 of a series on various artists’ best beats. First up: Kendrick Lamar and his five full-length projects.
The cultural landmark has ways to go before the rightful attention it deserves will subside.