Comes on 2LP vinyl.
Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album, DAMN., is a deeply personal and introspective exploration of the rapper’s inner turmoil, political climate, and cultural identity. The album features a range of emotions, from raw vulnerability to unbridled aggression, and showcases Lamar’s exceptional lyrical and storytelling abilities.
Lamar delves into his struggles with faith, fear, and mortality on tracks like “DNA.” and “FEAR.” before exploring the complexities of his African-American identity on “XXX.” and “PRIDE.” The album’s lead single, “HUMBLE.,” is a bold and unapologetic statement of self-confidence, while “LOVE.” and “GOD.” showcase Lamar’s more vulnerable and introspective side.
Throughout DAMN., Lamar’s lyrics are accompanied by a diverse range of musical styles, from hard-hitting trap beats to soulful jazz-inflected instrumentals. Collaborations with artists like Rihanna and U2 add depth and texture to the album, while Lamar’s distinctive flow and delivery remain the centerpiece of each track.