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Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank) [Video]

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Compton, CA – This had to get a post! Kendrick Lamar brings us a video for his newest song “Swimming Pool” which discusses pressures to drink as a young man in his environment. What always seems brilliant about Kendrick’s music to me is how he can make a song that aesthetically sounds cool but for has a conscious conversation for anyone who listens to the things he’s talking about.

Mark my words: In five years he’ll be talked about as one of the best lyricists ever. Enjoy.

P.S. Click here for our latest interview with the kid, courtesy of our LA offices.

http://youtu.be/8-ejyHzz3XE

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