Critics Choice: 10 Best Songs of Kendrick Lamar so far

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Does Kendrick Lamar need any introduction? Nah!! He is already ruling as hip-hop and jazz king on millions of playlists. So, If you too a fan of Kendrick Lamar and want to listen to his masterpiece, then you are at the right place on the internet. This post is all about the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar so far as per the Critics.

Kendrick Lamar is a legend in himself. What say, hip-hop lovers????
His voice.. that beating music, his brilliant choice of albums, and the final video as a whole all are just commendable. That is why finding the best songs of him is nothing less than finding a needle in the sea. Do you know, what this means? But, thanks to the critics who after noticing each segment have come up with the list of the top 10 songs by far.

According to the critics and the music fans, the Best songs of kendrick lamar so far are:

  • “HUMBLE.” (from DAMN., 2017)
  • “DNA.” (from DAMN., 2017)
  • “LOVE.” (from DAMN., 2017)
  • “Alright” (from To Pimp A Butterfly, 2015)
  • “m.A.A.d city” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012)
  • “Backseat Freestyle” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012)
  • “LOYALTY.” (from DAMN., 2017)
  • “A.D.H.D.” (from Section.80, 2011)
  • “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012)
  • “King Kunta” (from To Pimp A Butterfly, 2015)

But what is so special about these songs? Is it about the lyrics or the beats or the featured artist that makes it a super hit? How many likes do these songs have on Youtube? Are these available on leading music apps?
Hang On!!
You will get to know about these below in this post. Dive down to know about the Featured Artist, Album, Year of release, Views on YouTube, Awards, and where you can find the mp3 of these songs.

List of 10 Best songs of kendrick lamar so far

Without any doubt, Lamar is a versatile superstar.

Be it Rapping, Songwriting, or record producing, he has his influence on all for the present generation. Not only the solo albums, but he has also contributed tremendously to epic movies like Black Panther. His songs are full of life with jazzy beats that make you go crazy along with powerful lyrics.

OH.. LA…LA… Get ready for some hip hop beats that will compel you to rock the dance floor and groove on the beats.

“HUMBLE.” (from DAMN., 2017)

Why HUMBLE is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

Humble.

Do not go with the title!!!!

There is everything special with Humble that is why it has secured the top position in the list of the critics choice for Kendrick Lamar‘s best songs by far!

“Nobody pray for me
It’s been that day for me….

Humble is a rapped song with piano and guitar beats that aims to show the increasing social media magnification trend And to no surprise, the lyrics are just on the point! Not only the music but the shady video is the reason for grabbing attention of the viewers.

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Do you know that “HUMBLE” is Lamar’s first-ever billboard hot 100 No. 1 record! Isn’t it interesting?

  • Featured artist: Kendrick Lamar
  • Album: DAMN
  • Year: 2017
  • Genre: Rap/ Hip-hop
  • Views on YouTube: 784 M views
  • Awards: This has got 12 Awards that includes Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy award for Best Music video and MTV Video: Music Award for Video of the year
  • Available on: You can hear to this song on Spotify, YouTube Music, Wynk, and other leading platforms.

“DNA.” (from DAMN., 2017)

Why “DNA” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

Another famous song by Kendrick Lamar that has got featured in leading albums and was the soul track for the NBA Live 18 is DNA.

Well, it is astonishing to note that most of the songs of the album DAMN have created a huge fan base in a short time, even after releasing in an album.

According to entertainment weekly, It is a true example of Technical peerless and Amazing flow by Lamar. While according to Neil McCormick, who is a great critic, it is a “punchy electro mantra about identity”.

  • Featured artist: Don Cheadle
  • Album: DAMN
  • Genre: Hip hop
  • Year: 2016
  • Views on YouTube: 232.18 Million views
  • Awards: Pulitzer Prize 
  • Available on: DNA is available on YouTube music, Amazon, and Spotify

“LOVE.” (from DAMN., 2017)

Why ‘LOVE” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

No! No! No! Not Again!

How is this album so incredible?????

But yes, it is true! No, need to rub your eyes again!

The third pick for the list of Kendrick Lamar’s best songs is again from the album DAMN. Well, frankly this album has no comparison to the others.

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  • Featured artist: Zacari
  • Album: DAMN.
  • Year: 2017
  • Views on YouTube: 111.8 Million views
  • Awards:  Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, Teen Choice Award for Choice Single: Male Artist
  • Available on: Love is availble on Spotify and other platforms as well.

“Alright” (from To Pimp A Butterfly, 2015)

Why “Alright” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

OMG!!!!

Oh the concept of the video is worth appreciating!

He is such a brilliant artist. You can feel the pain in his voice, that terror of living and the fear of no change at all.

Talking about the theme of the lyrics, this songs speaks for hope. A hope that amid struggle of the people. Also, this song was released to radio stations and not to others. This song is not only the critics favorite, but has got appreciation from the fellow artists as were and was one of the famous songs of that time s it depicts the social context.

So, his songs are not just for fun!

  • Featured artist:  Kendrick Lamar
  • Album: To Pimp a Butterfly
  • Year:  2015
  • Views on YouTube: 142.2 Million views
  • Awards:  Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance and others.
  • Available on: You can hear to this song on Spotify, YouTube Music, Wynk, and other leading platforms.

“m.A.A.d city” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012)

Why “m.A.A.d city” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

Well, the “m.A.A.d city” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012) is one of the oldest song in the list of the Critics Choice: 10 Best songs of Kendrick Lamar far.

This song is connected to Lamar’s childhood days.

How?

Well, this is the real life story of Lamar.

A story of his upbringing!……..A story of his life!……. A story of hardships!….. A story of ups and downs!…… How peer pressure was affecting a child!…… How he was accused of a robbery!……. How a child became an orphan…. And how the sky changes its innocence to violence!

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  • Featured artist: MC Eiht
  • Album: good kid, m.A.A.d city
  • Year: 2012
  • Views on YouTube: 131.8 Million views
  • Awards: Bet Hip hop Award for Best Album of the year and Soul Train Music Award for Album/Mix-tape of the year
  • Available on: You can listen to this song on Amazon, Spotify, Apple music, and YouTube Music as well.

“Backseat Freestyle” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012)

Why “Backseat Freestyle” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

Again!

Again, it the song from the album, from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012.

Do you believe in destiny? Do you believe in the thought of what is meant for yo happens?

If no, then, here is a proof for you.

The original beat for the song was planned for another song in actual by Hit-boy. But when he do not got any response to the beat, he follows his heart and gave the beat to Lamar. And, this beat became a perfect combination for Backseat Freestyle.

Now, this is what happens when destiny has plans for you!

  • Featured artist: Kendrick Lamar
  • Album: good kid, m.A.A.d city
  • Year: 2012
  • Views on YouTube:
  • Awards: Got nominated for Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year.
  • Available on: This song is available on the platforms like YouTube, soundcloud, and iTunes.

“LOYALTY.” (from DAMN., 2017)

Why “LOYALTY.” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

Really? It is the fourth time now!

I said I’m geeked and I’m fired up (Fired, fire)

All I want tonight just get high up (High, high, high)

HIGH!
HIGH!
HIGH!

Who else want to be high by grooving on a perfect hip hop song like LOYALTY. This song has proved to be one of the most radio friendly songs ever. This is definitely a standout track that calls for the swift in the hip hop world.

  • Featured artist: Rihanna
  • Album:  DAMN.
  • Year: 2017
  • Views on YouTube:  
  • Awards: Grammy Award for Best Melodic Rap Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group
  • Available on: Loyalty from DAMN is available on all the leading platforms like Spotify, Wynk, and YouTube Music.

“A.D.H.D.” (from Section.80, 2011)

Why “A.D.H.D.” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

When did Kendrick entered the rapping world?

And, Which was his debut album?

Don’t know?

Well, It was Section 8.0 in 2011 and at this position, there is a very popular song of Kendrick, titled “A.D.H.D.” And, what does A D H D mean?

The name means, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, that is a high tolerance to drugs. The song is based on the life of 80’s people who has this disorder . Though the song is simple, yet Lamar’s individuality and skill as a rapper shine through” the song. But, don’t this as an old work, NAHH!!! Instead, it is matches the present world’s beat.

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  • Featured artist: : Kendrick Lamar
  • Album: Section 8.0
  • Year:  2011
  • Views on YouTube: 76 Million views
  • Awards: Nominations for  2013 Spike Video Game Awards for Best Song in a Game
  • Available on: You can hear to this song on Spotify, YouTube Music, Wynk, and other leading platforms.

“Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” (from good kid, m.A.A.d. city, 2012)

Why “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

Hey, you!! Stay away!

DO NOT KILL MY VIBE!!!

The original song was planned to be a collaboration video with the another legend herself, Lady Gaga, but sadly, it was not possible. Instead they planned for another album or a song together.

  • Featured artist: Kendrick Lamar
  • Album: good kid, m.A.A.d city
  • Year: 2012
  • Views on YouTube: 63 Million views
  • Available on: You can hear to this song on Spotify, YouTube Music, Wynk, and other leading platforms.

“King Kunta” (from To Pimp A Butterfly, 2015)

Why “King Kunta” is one of the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar?

The last choice for the Best songs of Kendrick Lamar is power packed song from the album To Pimp A Butterfly. This song was originally inspired by “Still D.R.E.”, a classic in the West Coast video canon.

This video has been in the list of top 50 hottest songs till date.

Well, we need to understand the fact that this man is unstoppable, even today.

  • Featured artist: Kendrick Lamar
  • Album: To Pimp a Butterfly
  • Year: 2015
  • Views on YouTube: 149.6 Million views
  • Available on: this song is available on Amazon Music, itunes, and other similar hubs.
 Best songs of Kendrick Lamar

So, these are Critic’s Choice 10 Best songs of Kendrick Lamar so far. So, give these songs a try and give treat to your ears.

Enjoy!!!

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