Kendrick Lamar has been a staple in the music scene since his incredible 2012 album good kid, m.A.A.d city, releasing now three top tier classic hip hop albums. 2015’s To Pimp A Butterfly was a heavy, dense masterpiece of an album that will go down in history as one of the all time best albums ever. And last year’s DAMN. saw Lamar continuing his streak of greatness, spitting phenomenal alongside some hard-hitting, accessible beats. He’s unstoppable.
And the thing about Kendrick is that whatever he puts into his recorded finished products, he amplifies live. I mean, did you see his fiery 2016 Grammy performance? So it is likely very welcome and extremely exciting news that he’s now ready to take his talent out on tour throughout the US.
Announced just yesterday, the new tour, dubbed The Championship Tour, collects a handful of Kendrick’s label-mates from Top Dawg Entertainment. It will see the likes of other high profile hip hop artists like SZA, Schoolboy Q, and Jay Rock taking the stage with Kendrick. The full lineup can be seen right down below.
Tickets for The Championship Tour go on sale this Friday at 10:00 am. It’s not one you’re going to want to miss.