The anticipation for Kendrick Lamar's new album has been brewing for what feels like forever. It's seen a serious spike in the last 24 hours as Kendrick and members of his camp took to Instagram and Twitter to reveal the name and artwork for his follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city.
To Pimp a Butterfly is the title of his next album, one of the few concrete details we know about the project. Kendrick has seemingly made it a mission to maintain a high level of mystery surrounding the album, be it the initial black placeholder for the album's artwork or publishing an almost entirely nameless tracklist to iTunes.
Earlier today, Rolling Stone revealed that Lamar will be on their next cover. Within the issue, he reveals that "i" will be on the album and serves as a counter-point to a song titled "u," which is described by the writer as Lamar "almost sobbing over a discordant beat, berating himself about his lack of confidence and calling himself 'a fucking failure.'"
In anticipation of the album's Mar. 23 release date, we gathered all the information there is about To Pimp a Butterfly. Be warned, this will not quench, but only increase the thirst for new music.