The Rundown: Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d. city
Pharrell unleashes one of his spookiest, bluesiest beats yet, absent the computer-love synth bloops his work with Chad Hugo is known for. His hook channels Roy Ayers' "We Live in Brooklyn Baby," while Kendrick, the titular good kid, raps of unwanted run-ins with the gang members and corrupt cops that help make Compton a "m.A.A.d. city."