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Kendrick Lamar Talks Donald Trump, Wack Artists, Ghostwriting & Being Considered A Pop Artist

Kendrick Lamar is arguably the best rapper alive.

His DAMN album debuted at #1 with the largest first-week sales numbers the year, and the project has since spent 16 consecutive weeks in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200.

DAMN was the best-selling album the first six months 2017, and it’s now certified double platinum.

Earlier this year, the Compton emcee also earned his first #1 Hot 100 single as a lead artist with “Humble.”

Lamar gave an extensive interview to Rolling Stone, and the 7-time Grammy Award winner spoke about his critically acclaimed LP.

He discussed the perception that his commercial success has made him a “Pop” artist.

In addition, K. Dot addressed not presenting very many lyrics about Donald Trump as well as his Element” line about “wack artists.”

The RS conversation also included the issue ghostwriting in Hip Hop.

Check out some excerpts from the Q&A below.

On Trump:

On wack artists:

On ghostwriting:

On being a Pop artist:

Read the full Kendrick Lamar interview with Rolling Stone here.