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Hear This: Kendrick Lamar at the Fox 

Wednesday, Nov 4 2015
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In case you haven't been paying attention, Kendrick Lamar is one of the most creative minds, honest voices, and socially relevant artists in hip-hop today. Further, the fact that this Compton native makes that magical combination all look so astoundingly effortless is why he's turned into such a favorite of critics and music-lovers alike. Lamar's third full-length, To Pimp A Butterfly, has had a major impact, hitting the No. 1 spot here, as well as in Canada, the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand. "Alright" was all over the VMAs, "i" won two Grammys, and Lamar is now enough of a threat to the establishment that Fox News has started complaining about him. Somewhat predictably, this Tuesday's show is already sold out. If you didn't manage it this time, just make sure you get a ticket next time.

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