On The Heart (Part 4), Kendrick Lamar announced “y’all got until April 7 to get y’all shit together,” which let us all to believe a new album would be dropping on April 7.
Well, it’s April 7, and my shit’s together. But there’s still no album. Instead, a pre-order listing has now popped up on iTunes with a few interesting details about his as-yet-unnamed album. First, the release date, April 14. Second, there are 14 tracks, and track 8 will be Humble.
Finally, and most tellingly, the composer credits have been made available, revealing the featured or sampled guests.
Here’s everything we know so far about the tracks on Kendrick Lamar’s new album:
Track 1: K. Duckworth, D. Tannenbaum & Anthony Tiffith
Track 2: K. Duckworth & M. Williams II (Mike Will Made-It)
Track 3: K. Duckworth, M. Spears, D. Natche & Anthony Tiffith (Sounwave, DJ Dahi)
Track 4: K. Duckworth, M. Spears, J. Blake & R. Riera (James Blake, Ricci Riera)
Track 5: K. Duckworth & M. Spears
Track 6: K. Duckworth, D. Natche, M. Spears, Anthony Tiffith & T. Martin (Terrace Martin)
Track 7: K. Duckworth, S. Lacy, A. Wise & Anthony Tiffith (Steve Lacy of The Internet, Anna Wise)
Humble: K. Duckworth & M. Williams II
Track 9: K. Duckworth, D. Natche, M. Spears, C. Hansen, A. Sowinski, M Tavares & L. Whitty (Badbadnotgood)
Track 10: K. Duckworth, Z. Pacaldo, T. Walton, M. Spears, G. Kurstin & Anthony Tiffith (Zacari Pacaldo, Teddy Walton, Gregory Kurstin)
Track 11: K. Duckworth, M. Williams II, D. Natche, M. Spears, Anthony Tiffith, P. Hewson, D. Evans, A. Clayton & L. Mullen (U2)
Track 12: K. Duckworth & D. Maman (The Alchemist)
Track 13: K. Duckworth, R Riera, M. Spears, D. Natche, D. Tannenbaum, Anthony Tiffith & R. LaTour
Track 14: K. Duckworth & P. Douthit (9th Wonder)
Well, seven days to go, I guess.
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