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Kendrick Lamar (EP)

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Kendrick Lamar is the eponymous debut extended play (EP) by American rapper 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 and Wyldfyer, among others. The free-download EP premiered exclusively on online mixtape distribution platform DatPiff and has since then been downloaded over 1,000,000 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
Genre Hip hop
Length 62:28
Label Top Dawg
Kendrick Lamar chronology
Kendrick Lamar
Overly Dedicated
(2010)Overly Dedicated2010

Track listingEdit

1."Is It Love" (featuring Angela McCluskey)Sounwave4:00
3."P & P" (featuring Ab-Soul)King Blue (of Sore Losers)4:42
4."She Needs Me" (featuring JaVonte)Sounwave3:31
5."I Am (Interlude)" 1:20
6."Wanna Be Heard"Black Milk4:37
7."I Do This" (featuring Jay Rock)Sounwave4:08
8."Uncle Bobby & Jason Keaton" (featuring JaVonte)Insomnia4:00
9."Faith" (featuring BJ the Chicago Kid and Punch)King Blue (of Sore Losers)4:51
11."Vanity Slaves"The Foreign Exchange4:15
12."Far From Here" (featuring Schoolboy Q)Jake One3:53
13."Thanksgiving" (featuring Big Pooh)Wyldfyer3:39
14."Let Me Be Me"Pete Rahk7:20
Bonus track
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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