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Two possible outcomes will emerge from Kendrick Lamar‘s album this summer: he’ll either get Nas’d down a notch or further cement himself as top dawg of this here rap shit. He’s said in the past that he’s not feeling any pressure to follow up on good kid, m.A.A.d city and now he’s said he’s willing to shoulder the whole weight of the follow-up.

As reported by HipHopDX, he’s said that the new album won’t have any featured verses. “I have so much to say […] It’s almost selfish of me”. He hasn’t share release a date for it yet but also said that the new album will continue in the same vein as GKMC, which “could have been a 30-track album. There are a few new [songs] that can tie in with what I was talking about.”

Light has also been shone that the album that features “aggression” and “emotion” will have some beats by Dre and TDE’s in-house producers Digi+Phonics.

In other news Kendrick news, he’s also said that he’s down with Taylor Swift. The Kennedy-dater and unique dancer complimented the rapper in a recent interview and in return K-Dot said that  “I appreciate Taylor Swift for supporting not only my music, but just the hip-hop culture.” Cute, guys.

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