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U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« on: April 06, 2017, 10:07:26 PM »
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I don't really listen to hip-hop, but I did listen to Lamar's last record, and found it to be fine. I really don't have the context/history with the genre to be blown away, I guess. I guess U2 is probably thrilled that the biggest rapper out there found them relevant enough to appear, though. Hopefully they don't make fools of themselves.



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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 10:17:33 PM »
Whoa that's actually really cool. I wonder what the result will be.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 10:25:09 PM »
Uh, this is really, really cool news. I hope it's a collaboration and not just a sample or something.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2017, 10:34:53 PM »
Kendrick is very well regarded, although it's not really the type of music I traditionally listen to. I have been thinking for a while that a U2 collab with either a really good pop artist or rap artist has the potential to be good, but I'll have to hear the finished product before I judge.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2017, 11:17:37 PM »
I can't wait to hear this collab. It should be pretty dope.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2017, 11:44:32 PM »
I mean, it's also possible it's just a sample.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2017, 11:57:30 PM »
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I mean, it's also possible it's just a sample.

Yeah, that's what people have been saying. I'm wondering what, if any, song he'd sample.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2017, 12:02:22 AM »
Oh no. Kygo> Kendrick lamar. I can understand a DJ adding "sick beats" but u2 entering rap territory??? No no no!!!! Hope it's just a sample of iris or something
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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2017, 12:53:58 AM »
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Oh no. Kygo> Kendrick lamar. I can understand a DJ adding "sick beats" but u2 entering rap territory??? No no no!!!! Hope it's just a sample of iris or something

Kendrick is an incredible talent. And if you don't think U2 should be working with rappers, you need to go back in time and tell them to avoid Will.i.am and Jay-Z and Kanye, all those rappers that they've already worked with in one way or another.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2017, 01:23:24 AM »
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Oh no. Kygo> Kendrick lamar. I can understand a DJ adding "sick beats" but u2 entering rap territory??? No no no!!!! Hope it's just a sample of iris or something

Yeeeaaah, while Kendrick isn't for everyone, he's not your typical rapper. His music tend to have a more jazz improv vibe to them (the same goes for the few Chance The Rapper songs that I've heard), such where David Bowie himself wasn't shy in referencing Lamar's album To Pimp A Buttefly as a huge influence for his own final album, the amazing Blackstar.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2017, 01:24:12 AM »
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Oh no. Kygo> Kendrick lamar. I can understand a DJ adding "sick beats" but u2 entering rap territory??? No no no!!!! Hope it's just a sample of iris or something

Kendrick is an incredible talent. And if you don't think U2 should be working with rappers, you need to go back in time and tell them to avoid Will.i.am and Jay-Z and Kanye, all those rappers that they've already worked with in one way or another.

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login  This was horrendous! I've only listened to a few Kendrick tracks on the radio. It's mostly a bunch of rap cursing from what I've heard

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2017, 05:02:12 AM »
KING KENNY AND U2

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Omgg I might go into heart failure

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2017, 05:35:51 AM »
Well, a writing credit is nothing more than a hint. It could be a sample, it could be a cover of an old song or it could be a new song, that elusive thing users on this forum dream about.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2017, 05:38:00 AM »
Cool.

But a weird combination.

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Re: U2 will appear on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2017, 06:04:22 AM »
If I had to guess, I'm thinking it's gonna be a sample that serves as the backbone of a track. Even if the band didn't have any direct involvement, this is a glorious melding of worlds that I am only excited for. Kendrick's last album was great, and I'm excited to see what he does here.

If I had to guess possible samples: 40, Bad, or Discotheque. ;)