The music recording industry needs to thank Compton, California rapper Kendrick Lamar for breathing life back into hip-hop. The rap game's gotten soft. Too many artists are sleepwalking, content to make mixtapes and albums featuring name brands like Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Drake, and Rick Ross. Motherfuckers are afraid to step on each others' toes these days. With a few guest bars on Big Sean's single "Control," Kendrick is taking it back to when... More >>>