Kendrick Lamar and Drake

Matthew DuFour, Jack Lopez, Owen Burns, and Mael Schuler

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born June 17, 1987 in Compton, California with has father and mother.

Although growing up in a city full of crime, Kendrick’s father, Kenny Duckworth, told him not to learn from all the bad people doing bad crimes which led to an album titled “good kid, m.A.A.d City”.

m.A.A.d City contains several references to his childhood such as a song featuring Dr. Dre called “Compton”. Other songs related to his childhood include “m.A.A.d city” and “Good Kid”.

“m.A.A.d city” is overall one of the better songs of GKMC due to the message. During the first part of the song, you can hear Kendricks voice in a fearful tone talking about Compton and the corruption.

“Backseat Freestyle” was another really popular song of GKMC due to the song being catchy and the lyrics went well with the rap causing people to view and get favored by many

Even though his efforts put into the album, it was not his most popular album. However he followed up with albums that gained him popularity such as “To Pimp a Butterfly” and “DAMN.”

Songs that were listened to the most in “To Pimp a Butterfly” were “Alright” and “King Kunta” due to the rap style and the lyrics.

“DAMN.” was an album released in 2017 that blew up over the internet. Kendrick released a lead single along with the album called “HUMBLE.” which was viewed and bought by about 111,000 people and streamed by 49.8 million people.

In conclusion, Kendrick Lamar is a very popular and diverse rapper with many different songs.

Drake is one of the most popular rappers in the world. His real name is Aubrey Drake Graham. He was born on October 24, 1986. Drake has had numerous albums go Platinum and Gold. nothing has stopped him from achieving the impossible. His first album was called Room For Improvement.

Drake became famous for his flow and collaborations. Some of his most popular songs include Hotline Bling, One Dance, Started From the Bottom, and Energy.

Drake, with so many quality songs, has had 154 songs in the Billboard Music Hot 100 Chart, which is an all time record.

Drake is known for his egotistical lyrics, technical words, and integration of personal backstory when dealing with relationships with women.

His most recent album More Life has reached out to a bigger fan base because of his collaborations. The album featured Kanye, Travis Scott, Quavo, Giggs, 2 Chainz, and Young Thug.

One of his most popular songs, Hotline Bling, won a Grammy for best rap song this year and has over 1.2 billion views on Youtube. This song finds Drake focusing on a former lover, as he recalls the late night calls from her on his cell phone:

I know when that hotline bling, that can only mean one thing

Drake no longer received those calls and is mad with jealousy, wondering if she is calling someone else.

With so many quality songs and accomplishments, Drake is one of the best.

He is now one of the “kings” of music and is nowhere close to ending his legacy.