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Kendrick Lamar (EP)

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Kendrick Lamar is the eponymous debut extended play (EP) by American hip hop recording artist Kendrick Lamar, released as a free digital download on December 31, 2009, by Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE).[1] The EP features guest appearances from Angela McCluskey, Ab-Soul, JaVonte, Jay Rock, BJ the Chicago Kid, Punch, Schoolboy Q and Big Pooh. The EP's production was handled by Sounwave, Black Milk, Jake One, Q-Tip, R A H K and Wyldfyer, among others. The free-download EP premiered exclusively on online mixtape distribution platform DatPiff and has since then been downloaded over 100,000 times on the website earning a gold certification status.

Kendrick Lamar
The Kendrick Lamar EP cover.png
EP by Kendrick Lamar
Released December 31, 2009 (2009-12-31)
Recorded 2009
Studio TDE Red Room
(Carson, California)
Length 62:28
Label Top Dawg Entertainment
Kendrick Lamar chronology
Kendrick Lamar
Overly Dedicated
(2010)Overly Dedicated2010

Track listingEdit

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Is It Love" (featuring Angela McCluskey) Sounwave 4:00
2. "Celebration" Sounwave 3:51
3. "P & P" (featuring Ab-Soul) King Blue (of Sore Losers) 4:42
4. "She Needs Me" (featuring JaVonte) Sounwave 3:31
5. "I Am (Interlude)"   1:20
6. "Wanna Be Heard" Black Milk 4:37
7. "I Do This" (featuring Jay Rock) Sounwave 4:08
8. "Uncle Bobby & Jason Keaton" (featuring JaVonte) Insomnia 4:00
9. "Faith" (featuring BJ the Chicago Kid and Punch) King Blue (of Sore Losers) 4:51
10. "Trip" Sounwave 3:50
11. "Vanity Slaves" The Foreign Exchange 4:15
12. "Far From Here" (featuring Schoolboy Q) Jake One 3:53
13. "Thanksgiving" (featuring Big Pooh) Wyldfyer 3:39
14. "Let Me Be Me" Pete Rahk 7:20
Bonus track
No. Title Producer Length
15. "Determined" (featuring Ash Riser)
  • Sounwave


  1. ^ Meadows-Ingram, Benjamin (October 22, 2012). "Kendrick Lamar: The Story Behind 'good kid, m.A.A.d city'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 

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