Kendrick Lamar Shooting Hoops Backstage w/ Mac Miller, ScHoolboy Q, & Chiddy Bang

Moving forward, I’m gonna start posting more random backstage footage from interviews, shows, etc. to keep you guys as entertained as possible. I figure if I’m fortunate enough to not only experience, but also capture a moment worth sharing, then I shall do just that.

For starters, here’s a clip of Kendrick Lamar shooting hoops backstage at the “Under the Influence of Music” tour finale in Detroit, featuring cameos from Mac Miller, ScHoolboy Q, and Chiddy Bang, as well as commentary from Jay Rock.

Shot by Aaron Klisman.

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Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller Kick Off ‘Under the Influence of Music’ Tour in Atlanta [Video]

Atlanta was the first city to give into peer pressure, falling Under the Influence of Music Wednesday evening courtesy of tour headliners Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller.

After an energetic opening performance from Chevy Woods with special guest and ATL native Lil Scrappy, ScHoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar took the stage to rep for TDE before handing over mic duties to Mac.

Spitting an acapella freestyle for the capacity crowd, the Most Dope MC brought the show to a fevered pitch before Wiz gave everyone the high they had been waiting for.

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Kendrick Lamar Performs ‘Swimming Pools’ at Pitchfork Festival

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New Music: Kendrick Lamar – ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’

Kendrick Lamar dives into the bottle on “Swimming Pools (Drank),” the T-Minus-produced second single off his debut album good kid, m.A.A.d. city, due October 2. “Some people like the way it feels, some people wanna kill their sorrows/ Some people wanna fit in with the popular, that was my problem,” admits the TDE rapper before his subconscious takes over the mic.

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