The Impossible Ambition of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

The Impossible Ambition of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

“Sorry I didn’t save the world,” Kendrick Lamar says in the final moments of Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, his new double album. The apology is not sarcastic. Lamar really has spent nearly two decades of rapping trying to open minds, save souls, and bring peace … and yet, still, all of this (gestures …

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