Kendrick Lamar announces “final album” for Top Dawg Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar has posted an open letter to his fans on a new website, updating them on his new project.

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Kendrick revealed in the letter titled ‘nu thoughts’, that this will be his “final album” for Top Dawg Entertainment. The rapper expresses his gratitude for having had a cultural impact on the Hip-Hop world. Kendrick writes:

I spend most of my days with fleeting thoughts. Writing. Listening. And collecting old Beach cruisers. The morning rides keep me on a hill of silence.
I go months without a phone.
Love, loss, and grief have disturbed my comfort zone, but the glimmers of God speak through my music and family.
While the world around me evolves, I reflect on what matters the most. The life in which my words will land next.
As I produce my final TDE album, I feel joy to have been a part of such a cultural imprint after 17 years. The Struggles. The Success. And most importantly, the Brotherhood. May the Most High continue to use Top Dawg as a vessel for candid creators. As I continue to pursue my life’s calling.
There’s beauty in completion. And always faith in the unknown.
Thank you for keeping me in your thoughts. I’ve prayed for you all.
See you soon enough.
-oklama

Top Dawg Entertainment’s CEO and founder, Anthony Tiffith, responded positively to Kendrick’s letter with a note on his Instagram account.

 

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Kendrick’s 2017 album, ‘Damn’ was the first Non-Jazz or classical work to receive a Pulitzer Prize for Music, and it also won Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards.


Written by Ralph Okobz

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