The Rundown: Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d. city

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The Rundown: Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d. city

After months—years, really—of building expectations, consistently improving music, a steadily building profile, Kendrick Lamar has finally delivered his major-label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d. city. But did he live up to the deafening buzz, the ever-heightening hype? Is he a worthy addition to Dr. Dre's legacy of classic music and amazing proteges? And will he revive L.A., and the West Coast as a whole, as a rap powerhouse? Click on for the Rundown, a track-by-track review of good kid, m.A.A.d city that will answer these questions and much more. —Alex Gale

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