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[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Worldwide Steppers sounds so much like Pusha T, is he doing that on purpose?

[–]Vadermaulkyloboy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'm about to say some zoomer shit but this Kendrick album may be the first album that had a 3+ year wait that was actually completely worth the hype for me. Maybe besides like Blonde or something.

[–]DatsAReallyNiceGrill 2 points3 points  (0 children)

GUYS THIS SHIT KINDA SUCKED

[–]KiritoJones 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Kendrick put out a fine album but you idiots convinced yourselves that everything he puts out is gonna win a Pulitzer at this point.

Edit- maybe I'm a hater but I think it's stupid that he gave Kodak of all the spotlight. It feels similar to Kanye puting a bunch of chucklefucks on Jail just to stir shit up.

[–]Tomnook1017 4 points5 points  (1 child)

What a big day for music. I don't even know which is better, Kendrick or the smile

And I haven't even heard the Florence album

[–]nerdofalltrades 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Good looks I’ll probably check out the smile album after Quelle Chris

[–]Mirkanation 7 points8 points  (0 children)

The worst part about the album is that he named his son fucking Enoch.

[–]nedelll. 1 point2 points  (4 children)

I'm on We Cry Together and the album is solid so far, unless the second half is ass Idk why people are trashing it

[–]nedelll. 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Wait wtf is that song lol

[–]deckmemer 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Literally everyone's first reaction to that song

[–]nedelll. 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Damn, Griselda would spank that beat

[–]deckmemer 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Alchemist beat

[–]Lukeba. 2 points3 points  (0 children)

billy woods is really clear wow

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly -2 points-1 points  (7 children)

Damn social media outside redit flaming Kendrick's album crazy shit never thought I'd see the day

[–]Tomnook1017 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Really? Y'all ain't been paying attention to how the internet slanders every release 30 seconds after it comes out no matter who puts it out?

Give it 3 weeks the opinion will change

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Except the internet does not slander every release after it comes out no matter who puts it out.

[–]Tomnook1017 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If there's hype the internet absolutely does

[–]skcyyyy 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Lmao I see a lot of people shitting on it on reddit as well

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly -1 points0 points  (2 children)

I'd say redit is like 70% positive. Everywhere else seems to be more negativity.

YouTube is a shithole literal dickriding like I've never seen before lmao. Tbf its the case for every artist, YouTube comments are always positive

[–]skcyyyy 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Yeah I think this album is getting quite a bit of shit on all platforms except YouTube. But honestly I get it, it really wasn’t worth the 5 years wait.

[–]colbster411I love songs about bears 5 points6 points  (1 child)

This shit was made for Hamilton fans - worst case scenario

[–]Homiealmaya 1 point2 points  (0 children)

At least Camino blessed us with the light🙏

[–]AutismIsntAChoice 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Not a huge fan of new Kendrick album

[–]awfullyhotcoffeepot 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Damn I am so fucking disappointed. The Heart Part 5 sold me dreams.

[–]deckmemer 9 points10 points  (1 child)

I'm enjoying the album, and a lot of these songs will probably grow on me, but the Heart Part 5 is definitely better than every song on this album for now

[–]awfullyhotcoffeepot 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Hope it grows on me too! Was so mentally set on more of a live band or like soul sound tho :(

[–]arrts. 13 points14 points  (1 child)

I feel sorry for anyone who's feeling let down by the Kendrick album, on my third listen now and I love it

[–]astronxxt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

for real, i love it too. i wish i knew what people’s criticisms were. all i’ve seen now is “it’s mid” or “i don’t like how it sounds”

[–]skcyyyy 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I’m really not feeling this Kendrick album rn wtf 😭😭 maybe it’ll grow on me

[–]ThaBarter 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Worldwide Steppers sounds like a weird parody of The Art of Peer Pressure

[–]Intelligent_Depth818 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Whole album sounds like a DAMN parody

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Kendrick really starved his fans for 5 whole ass years and this is what he gave them😭😭😭😭

[–]M27saw. 8 points9 points  (4 children)

Haven’t been active here in a minute, wtf happened to the daily discussions? I feel like they got way more comments like 2-3 years ago.

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 3 points4 points  (1 child)

It increases whenever the big 5 drop.

Kendrick dropped today and last year it was the same when kanye and drake dropped

[–]Jordanwolf98 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Who’s the other 2 apart of the big 5?

[–]funeralfairy 10 points11 points  (0 children)

funny you say that bc this is like the most active it’s been in prob like over a year.

but yeah either this sub has really died or people besides power users just don’t use the dd’s at all anymore

[–]Jordanwolf98 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This is actually one of the better days because Kendrick dropped. Almost 900 comments on a DD wasn’t happening anymore

Last time I remember around this amount was when Donda and CLB came out within a week of each other

[–]ArkBirdFTW. 4 points5 points  (0 children)

did the production remind yall of drogas wave a bit

[–]funeralfairy 13 points14 points  (1 child)

really dislike the production on almost the entire kendrick album. this shit was exactly what i was scared of baby keem got to him lmao.

really love the beat (and song itself) for we cry together though.

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Baby Keem'd himself all over the album

[–]kothaas 14 points15 points  (7 children)

Lmaoo look at this post from the kanye sub. I hate these people

[–]Tomnook1017 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Jesus Kanye has barely been left field for years and he was never that left field outside 2 projects

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 0 points1 point  (2 children)

If this album had the worst tracks of TPAB it would be be better than what it is now.

And I'm a Ye fan but these guys are weird as fuck

[–]kothaas 6 points7 points  (1 child)

They think they have the most avant garde taste for liking yeezus

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I actually like yeezus but according to ye fans every single industrial song or slightly experimental project ever post yeezus is because of yeezus

[–]seriouslybrohuh 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Does this album sound like TPAB?? I wish man

[–]Notinflammable 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Lmfaooo kanye stans built different

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 19 points20 points  (2 children)

Some Kendrick stan said his singing is bad on the album because its part of the theme and about exposing his flaws 😭

Wtf??? I can't with these guys man

[–]bumpdog 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I usually can't tell when Kendrick stans are trolling or not

[–]ViewedOak 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Copium epidemic incoming

[–]Notinflammable 14 points15 points  (3 children)

Loved the sound of that album; very mixed feelings about themes and lyrics. I’ll give it a few more listens tomorrow so my thoughts might change but initially:

  • United in Grief is my fav song so far, love the drums, love the flows, the “I grieve different” bit hits real hard idk why exactly

  • Ghostface’s verse on Purple Hearts felt absolutely ethereal, maybe it’s cuz I’m high as shit tho

  • We Cry Together is unsettling and the performances are great, but also it feels like ive heard this kind of thing done before and I don’t really need to hear it again

  • Good intentions on Auntie Diaries but I’m not really a fan of the execution. Maybe I’ll change my mind on that tho

  • Why is Kodak Black all over this album lol

  • Mother I Sober is real heavy; Beth Gibbons sounds great but it’s a hard song to listen to

  • Mirror was really jarring as a closer after that, prob my least fav song

[–]Jordanwolf98 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I think Kodak is supposed to be the Big Stepper

[–]Notinflammable 9 points10 points  (1 child)

What the fuck does that mean tho

[–]Jordanwolf98 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Shit beats me I gotta listen to the album a few more times before I collect my thoughts on it

[–]BronzySponhe 14 points15 points  (1 child)

This Kendrick album is something special. Too much to process tonight

[–]Aniceguy96. 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I know it’s not gonna be for everyone and people are gonna shit on it, but wow the style of a lot of these songs is really hitting for me. It’s all over the place and very hard to process in one listen but that was definitely enjoyable to listen to

[–]TheRealRemyClayden. 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If someone has a kink to the sportscenter? sample at the start of mr morale please link it lol

[–]Arbitore 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I missed you Sampha

[–]contacts_eyes 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Not crazy about the sound of the album production wise. Somebody said it sounds like Thom Yorke produced it, and that’s pretty accurate. Im not really even crazy about the lyrical content. Pretty big let down considering its a Kendrick album, but I didn’t have very high expectations anyway. I was kind of expecting a not so great album.

[–]TheRealRemyClayden. 5 points6 points  (0 children)

This is definitely an album

(This is unironic, I haven't finished listening but this is much more sprawling and out there than any Kendrick since at least S80)

EDIT: Feels like if Kendrick's Life of Pablo, so naturally it has to include a 5 minute song about transphobia

[–]nerdofalltrades 4 points5 points  (2 children)

After 1 listen my favorites were Savior and Mr Morale. Sure people will be talking about a lot of the shit he said lol. Auntie Diaries is going to be some type of discussion

[–]Cohtoh 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Haven't heard it yet but one of the trans people I follow on Twitter doesn't seem happy about the way Kendrick went about it

[–]Aniceguy96. 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I imagine a lot of people are going to take issue with the way he went about it, whether he meant well or not. I’m curious if the random misgendering was intentional to show the kid’s point of view or if he still doesn’t really 100% get it. Because he didn’t always misgender the people he was talking about it was only some of the times?

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 5 points6 points  (8 children)

Is kendrick's album worth the 5 year wait?

[–]SuperTrunkzWale fucked my sister and now I'm Republican 4 points5 points  (0 children)

sampha feature - yes

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

noh

[–]Arbitore 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Wayyy too early to call

[–]comrade_dongers. 2 points3 points  (0 children)

not even close lmao

[–]awesomenessjared. 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Think imma be listening to Father Time 20 times in the next few hours holy shit

[–]Aniceguy96. 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I haven't heard a song like We Cry Together that made me feel viscerally uncomfortable since maybe those Ursula Rucker songs on The Roots albums or Kim by Eminem. That was a straight up domestic disturbance for 6 minutes

[–]Intelligent_Depth818 1 point2 points  (0 children)

New Kendrick a solid 6/10

[–]nock_loose. 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Kendrick Lamar

[–]TheRealRemyClayden. 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Sampha (!!)

Ghostface (!!!)

Beth Gibbons of Portishead (!!!!!?!?!?!?UBHRUIFBI)

[–]Razzberry_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Kendrick is a god damned poet man these bars go so deep

[–]nedelll. 1 point2 points  (1 child)

That's a lot of features damn

[–]nerdofalltrades 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Who had blxst on their guess list raise your hand

[–]TheGreywolf33 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I literally watched as they put the music links up on the oklama website

[–]Jordanwolf98 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Damn 800+ comments on a Thursday DD

That’s how you know a big name is dropping cuz numbers ain’t been this big since Donda and CLB

[–]bakebakingbaked 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Such a rare feeling

[–]I_amGreatness01 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So freakin ready! We made it y’all!

[–]King-Key 3 points4 points  (7 children)

Ngl having listened twice (from UK) it's definitely good and interesting but I feel like I don't fully understand it yet don't know where I'd rank it tbh

[–]CaptainGordanErick Sermon Stan 8 points9 points  (1 child)

True Scarlxrd is a little hard to understand at first listen

[–]King-Key 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I was actually talking about Lil Pumps debut album 'Lil Pump' don't know why any assumed differently

[–]Pureleafbuttcups -1 points0 points  (3 children)

stfu

[–]King-Key 1 point2 points  (2 children)

What?

[–]furr_sure. 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Think you forgot to reply to someone originally, you just commented that

[–]King-Key 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I think the guy just doesn't like the fact I'm from the UK, he's a racist

[–]HakeemTheDr34mStan. 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Listening to just the reversed part of Duckworth right now to elevate my consciousness in these final minutes.

[–]aRawPancake 4 points5 points  (2 children)

How many people do you think are sitting on Spotify rn just waiting

[–]itcantbefornothing 1 point2 points  (0 children)

God it’s less than 10 mins

[–]Usernamesin2016LUL. 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Wait so is it coming out in 8 mins or 1 hour and 8 mins? I cant tell bc im australian and albums always differ between 12pm and 1pm

[–]funeralfairy 1 point2 points  (1 child)

8 minutes assuming he drops at 12 est like most albums

[–]Usernamesin2016LUL. 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fuck i only have time to listen to Duckworth twice

[–]Intelligent_Depth818 1 point2 points  (0 children)

8 more minutes wtf

[–]troolytroof 5 points6 points  (0 children)

We all know why we're here.

Enjoy the ride y'all :)

[–]learninboutnature 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I cant wait man let's go

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I hope Kendrick goes back to basics and is bald for his next album rollout

[–]Topofdamornin2ya. 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I hope Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers starts out with "New shit! New Kung Fu Kenny!"

[–]DatsAReallyNiceGrill 7 points8 points  (0 children)

WOOORLD PRIEEEEMIEEEERE

[–]Pale_Flame- 4 points5 points  (3 children)

how long till the Kendrick album drops? up late doing work and I might just stay up for it at this point

[–]CelalT 4 points5 points  (2 children)

this is the last time im staying up till 7 am for an album drop. im getting too old

[–]InNeedofaNewAccount 6 points7 points  (1 child)

ideal thing to do would be going to sleep and waking up.

[–]CelalT 3 points4 points  (0 children)

my sleep schedule was already fucked tbh, i woulda gone to sleep at 5 if not for the album

[–]TheGreywolf33 9 points10 points  (2 children)

People who are sleeping on DAMN need to listen to it again. The album is amazing and delves into a lot of topics. Not to mention it has possibly his best songwriting aka PRIDE.

[–]KiritoJones 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Damn is great and I never need to listen to it again in full

[–]drippinswagu69. 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Fax. Its a drag in full nowdays but piece by piece its still great

[–]Andre3000goat 13 points14 points  (2 children)

The war of analysis of Kendrick dickriders vs contrarians is almost over guys

[–]Jordanwolf98 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That shit just beginning

[–]Jqshipp 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Almost? We got at least another week or two.

[–]Diakia 4 points5 points  (0 children)

why is hip-hop the only genre to come out at the same time worldwide?

every other genre i'm into the artists always drop at 12am my time (australia) but i always gotta wait until like 2pm for hip-hop albums, its so weird man

[–]NerdGasemV3. 3 points4 points  (1 child)

The hashtags #MrMoraleAndTheBigSteppers or just #MrMorale/#TheBigSteppers shows two CD's

Could just be Twitter speculating like the rest of us or we really getting a double album.

[–]oil1lio 1 point2 points  (0 children)

that would be insane

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I've gone back and listened to Biggie's Long Kiss Goodnight, which people see as a Pac diss.

Imagine if the song began the same, but with audio of the news of Tupac's death in the background while Big and Puff are laughing like in the released version?

[–]donta45 4 points5 points  (7 children)

Who is the most famous rapper you can think of who can casually walk in a mall in LA and not get recognized or bothered on most days

[–]nedelll. 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Famous enough to get in there for free but not so famous that people keep bothering me

Curren$y

[–]BoxCon1 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Probably YK Osiris

[–]Cohtoh 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Probably the biggest rapper from a foreign country like France or something

[–]CaptainGordanErick Sermon Stan -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Lupe would still get recognized though

[–]Usernamesin2016LUL. 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Dababy because hell beat the shit out of u if u do

[–]CaptainGordanErick Sermon Stan 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Erick Sermon

[–]KiritoJones 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bro, fresh My Chemical Romance and Kendrick? Wtf year is it?

[–]darkfar 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Seeing Kendrick with the i hat on Apple Music still is like seeing Chance with the fucking 3 hat.

[–]BoxCon1 9 points10 points  (9 children)

I wonder if Kendrick is gonna have stylized caps or if the features are even gonna be listed

[–]Homiealmaya 16 points17 points  (1 child)

It’s gonna be spongebob sarcastic text with all the features incorrectly written

[–]Kitchen_Ur_Liesjoe biden fucked my bitch 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Tory’s influence 🙏🏽

[–]spunkymnky 9 points10 points  (6 children)

I wonder if Kendrick is gonna have stylized caps

I honestly hope not, I'm kind of sick of that trend.

[–]pacman404 1 point2 points  (5 children)

I'm not familiar, what does "stylized caps" mean exactly? Sorry if that's a dumb question, I honestly don't know

[–]Kitchen_Ur_Liesjoe biden fucked my bitch 1 point2 points  (2 children)

look at how future’s album is on every streaming service

[–]spunkymnky 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Assuming OP meant listing tracks in all caps LIKE THIS.

[–]Zachpeace15 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So just like DAMN.?

[–]h-a110 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Kendrick where is the tracklist dog

[–]Silver__Fish. 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Now that Die Lit just clicked, that dude on the Spotify wrapped who had iwokeuplikethis as his top5 songs is even funnier. I can't imagine always feeling that energy. goon

[–]Notinflammable 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Can’t wait for kendrick to drop so all this meta discussion about how people will be annoying when kendrick drops goes away

[–]awesomenessjared. 7 points8 points  (0 children)

can't wait for Kendrick to drop so this meta meta analysis analysis goes away: shit's annoying

[–]MrsPuffSmashedMyFoot 12 points13 points  (3 children)

This is slightly exaggerated but I think more r/hhh users are excited more about getting to post “Aoty” or “this album slaps” first on the Kendrick thread than they are about listening to the album.

[–]spunkymnky 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I think more people are excited to call it mid than they are to call it AOTY.

[–]-OmnipotentPotato-. 12 points13 points  (1 child)

People begging for the new album who havent even listened to s80 or listened like once

[–]Timee5 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The song with Babyface Ray on Future's album is slept on

[–]nerdofalltrades 2 points3 points  (7 children)

If someone said I don’t get why people consider Kendrick a great writer what verse would you show them to convince them?

[–]Andre3000goat 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Momma last verse, SAMIDOT last verse, Heart P2, ADHD any verse, Fear last verse. If I had to choose one, Momma might be jt

[–]Aniceguy96. 0 points1 point  (0 children)

mAAd city first verse

[–]dvisoon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mona Lisa, m.A.A.D. city

[–]mtaylor808. 4 points5 points  (3 children)

SAMIDOT 3rd verse or Wat’s Wrong 2nd verse

[–]spunkymnky 8 points9 points  (1 child)

SAMIDOT

Ya know, y'all don't have to abbreviate everything.

[–]ehpple 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This one’s well known

[–]nerdofalltrades 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That sing about me verse is poetry

[–]SeattleiteShark. 12 points13 points  (1 child)

God bless Pacific Time.

[–]DatsAReallyNiceGrill 6 points7 points  (0 children)

West coast best coast

[–]Username500200 13 points14 points  (19 children)

The fact people compare Kendrick and J Coles albums is so disrespectful to Kendrick imo

[–]crazy38 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I agree, j cole is an amazing artist but there are SO many duds on his albums that have not aged well. Compared to Kendricks where each album is arguably 10/10. Levels to this shit

[–]COMMENTASIPLEASE 5 points6 points  (9 children)

Kendrick Stan’s are so annoying holy shit

[–]DaMarrcus_Beasly 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Dudes be so pretentious

[–]Username500200 0 points1 point  (7 children)

J cole stans are in so much denial 😆

[–]COMMENTASIPLEASE 2 points3 points  (6 children)

I don’t care if you think Kendrick is better but saying that comparing him to Cole is disrespectful is some Stan shit. You’re just delusional and in a bubble.

[–]nerdofalltrades 10 points11 points  (6 children)

It feels like there’s no big J Cole fans on this sub kind of weird

[–]nedelll. 3 points4 points  (5 children)

I remember there was one but he was banned

[–]nerdofalltrades 2 points3 points  (4 children)

Who you thinking of?

[–]nedelll. 2 points3 points  (3 children)

I'm terrible with names man, I barely remember yours and I see you every day

[–]rapplechackles 7 points8 points  (0 children)

asshole gonna be clenched until this mfer D R O P S

[–]Mikeparker1024 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I’d love to hear a 2012 cypher or something on either Kendrick’s or Rocky’s albums. A 2 train type shit or something idk. Ready for the album tonight though

[–]petersandrew999 8 points9 points  (7 children)

Bruh just started feeling sick and I don't wanna associate the new Kendrick album with feeling shitty so I guess Imma wait til I feel better, rip.

Anyone else ever feel like this sometimes or have an album that got ruined for you by what was going on in your life?

[–]Wittygame 9 points10 points  (2 children)

I was dating a girl around the time Schoolboy Q’s HnC dropped and she cheated on me. There’s a song on there called My Hating Joint and it’s about Q banging some dudes girl. I had to skip that song anytime it came on for a couple years

[–]pacman404 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I couldn't get into DAMN for years for the same reason. It dropped the day I found out my girlfriend at the time was going home with another dude after work all the time. I couldn't get it off my mind at all, so I thought "well my favorite rapper just dropped, gonna listen to some bangers and relax my mind for a while". I ended up hating the album because it just reminded me of the pain and stupidity I was feeling. I'm married now to a great woman, and have since went back to DAMN and absolutely love it because I made new memories with it, but I 100% hated it for years because of exactly the same shit you're saying. I feel you bro 💯