"Lift Me Up"
Artist: Jay Rock
Album: Watts Finest Vol. III: The Watts Riots
Kendrick Lamar: "That’s one of my favorites, just because that’s one of the first songs I heard Jay Rock on on the radio. It felt like we all were on the radio in L.A. My dude Julio G played it, from KDAY. So that was like a big accomplishment for not only Jay Rock but Top Dawg Entertainment as a company.
"His ability to mix aggression and vulnerability at the same time, I think that’s one of Jay Rock’s power points. I think that’s the reason why Top Dawg sought after him because it’s just raw talent. The same type of feel that DMX had, that ‘Pac had, that B.I.G. had, that the greats had. And he’s still developing that.”