Kendrick Lamar is gearing up to release his first single, “I.”
The rapper took to Twitter on Wednesday, Sept. 17, to reveal the song title and single artwork. Check it out below:
The single is scheduled to hit radio on Tuesday, Sept. 23, according to reports sprouting from a dinner that Interscope Records and iHeartMedia/Clear Channel hosted last week.
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Sources tell Rap-Up that “I” features a sample from Isley Brothers. As Rap-Up points out, Lamar told Flaunt magazine that he hasn’t been “listening to rap for the last six months. I bought the whole Isley Brothers collection.”
Lamar’s sophomore major label debut comes close to two years after the release of his critically acclaimed Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (Oct. 2012).
Top Dawg Entertainment founder, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, assured fans on Twitter that there is new material coming from Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock.
— Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) September 17, 2014
Be Patient…i wont let yall down…. kdot and @jayrock coming soon….#TDE
— dangeroo kipawaa TDE (@dangerookipawaa) September 17, 2014