Kendrick Lamar was eight years old when his dad saw Dre and 2pac shooting the ‘California Love’ video down the block. Lamar Snr did what any self respecting parent would do, raced home, hoisted Lamar Jnr onto his shoulders and gave him a taste of Compton’s finest.
As part of the first-ever iHeart Music Awards, Kendrick shared this significant life moment in homage to the host city and the hip hop legends that paved the way. Singing ‘California Love’ before switching to ‘M.A.A.d City’ this was never going to beat the original but it’s never a bad day when you hear 2pac.
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