There have been surprise shows in the past, but this is a new for Kendrick Lamar. He just released a surprise album titled ‘untitled unmastered’. It is out right now on iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify and Google play.
Update (3/4, 11:53 p.m.): The songs from Kendrick’s “Colbert” and “Fallon” appearances both made untitled unmastered. They are now called “untitled 03 | 05.28.2013.” and “untitled 08 | 09.06.2014.,” respectively. (The latter was previously known as “Untitled 2.”) Previously, part of Kendrick’s “untitled 08” verse had been used for remixes of Funkadelic’s “Ain’t That Funkin Kinda Hard on You.”
Update (3/4, 12:19 a.m.): Swizz Beatz has said on Instagram that his and Alicia Keys’ 5-year-old son Egypt produced “untitled 07.” TDE producer Sounwave has confirmed on Twitter that Egypt produced the second half of the track. Watch Egypt make the beat below, via Swizz’s Update (3/4 9:08 a.m.): Adrian Younge appears alongside A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Cee-Lo on “untitled 06,” a representative for Younge has confirmed. Younge and Muhammad, who co-produced the track, are also working on more music together.
He had previously performed untitled tracks at ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’. Here’s the video:
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