Artists: Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar
Genre: Rap, Hip Hop
Hit Songs: Golden Digger, Can’t Tell Me Nothing, Stronger, Heartless, Swimming Pools (Drank), Fuckin’ Problems
About the Rappers
Kanye West’s deep music sense and expressive crooning lists him among internationally renowned rappers. Intense subjects of the songs supported with multiple genres push the boundaries of rap and hip hop further. Besides his successful solo records, he has produced hit albums with various famous artists including Jay Z, Ludacris and Alicia Keys. Kanye’s talents have won him numerous accolades including multiple Grammys, Billboard and Brit Awards. Apart from music, Kanye has made his name in the fields of record producing and designing.
Highly evocative style, incredible flow and good grip over the emceeing make Kendrick Lamar one of the most promising rappers of the time. Catchy beats mixed with his great vocals hook the listeners to his songs. With the release of just two full length studio albums, Lamar has bagged a number of awards and is considered among the successful young artists of the US.
Prior to his solo career as a singer, Kanye West had collaborated with many famous and burgeoning artists to produce their records. In 2000 he rose to national prominence as a music producer when he joined Roc-A-Fella Records. He broke out as a singer with the release of his debut studio album, The College Dropout. Elaborative production design, carefully crafted songs and infectious remixes made the album an instant success and it peaked at two on the Billboard 200 chart.
All the following albums released to date topped the Billboard 200 and many other music charts in the US and reached Gold and Platinum statuses. With more than 21 million recorded sales and 66 million digital albums and singles downloads, West is one of the top rated musicians in the United States.
Kendrick Lamar appeared on the music scene with a number of mixtapes that he released between 2003 and 2009. In 2010, his latest mixtape Overly Dedicated made its way to US R&B chart and introduced his music to the masses. His first full-fledged studio album, Sections.80 was released in 2011 under the label of Top Dawg Records. Lamar toured with some of the high profile singers like Snoop Dogg, Drake and Dr. Dre after the success of his album. His latest record, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City came out in October 2012 and became a US R&B and Rap chart topper. With album sales exceeding a million, it went Platinum in the US.
Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar Live!
Kicking off his Yeezus Tour with Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West is celebrating the success of his latest record with his fans. Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar tickets are selling fast as the tour brings two of the most beloved artists together under one roof. Look out for their schedule and catch them live in your city during one of their exciting concerts.