Kendrick Lamar Interviews With Nardwuar, Discusses Tech N9ne, Big Daddy Kane

Nardwuar interviews Kendrick Lamar about a bevy of subjects, including Tech N9ne, Big Daddy Kane, and Dr. Dre.

Nardwuar the Human Serviette struck again, as the famous interviewer astounded Kendrick Lamar at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas.

During the interview, Nardwuar asked whether Tech N9ne, with whom Kendrick later did a BET Cypher, connected Kendrick with another Compton native, Dr. Dre.

"We did the show [with Tech N9ne] strange call to my dude Ali phone, and it was Dr. Dre. I don't know. ...History since then. Thank you Tech N9ne!"

Nardwuar handed Kendrick Lamar a copy of Big Daddy Kane's single "Cause I Can Do It Right" on vinyl, prompting a story from K. Dot about the Brooklyn Legend.

"[Big Daddy Kane] is one of my pop's favorite artists," revealed Kendrick. "My pop's from Chicago. You know what's crazy? When I was coming home, they say, when I was in the car seat coming from the hospital, my pops was playing this really loud. My moms was like, 'Turn that shit down!' He was like, 'No. Let him hear. This is music, and it's good music.'"

Watch the interview below:

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  • jesterxxl

    Kendrick knows his history we need more new artists like him who know their knowledge.

  • Anonymous

    nardwuar is a certified gangster..

  • Martin

    wow i read that comment wrong, I though he dissed them

  • Anonymous

    Old School rap fan: * is high as a kite * * spends 2 hrs in record store digging * "who's that y'all playing?" Record store worker : "Kendrick Lamar. He came out with a project called Section 80, kid has some skills." "Cool, let me buy that and the Section 80 and the rest of these albums" New School rap fan: "He signed to Aftermath, I ain't buying his album" "eff K.Dot he ain't better than my man Lil' TeeTee Deodorant check out his youtube" "I ain't heard any of his music but I know he gonna flop, nobody checking for him" "if Kendrick wanna sell he need some big features and some beats, he need to link up with Ross and Drake" It is YOU FANS who are killing the game. Y'all wouldn't have bought Biggie, Pac, Nas, Wu in their heyday. STOP LYING to yourself and the people you FRAUDS.

    • Drucifer

      Co Sign all of that This generation is brain dead and lost at sea, its the one gettin ready to come up that we need to school

    • Anonymous

      I know they won't. I just put it out there because others do read and think and do not comment and they see the battle isn't lost. This generation ain't the one, it's the ones after them. Go get them, real talk.

    • Cealix

      They won't admit to it because they're too damn hard headed. More than half the cats on here will say Linkin Park is their favorite rock band, probably because there's a rapper in the band.

  • Cealix

    Nardwuar is one of those coolest interviewers. He always touches base on the positive side of artist. ...cept for the one he did with Busta.

  • Anonymous

    He is lookin at him like..."How the fuck do you know all this shit" haha

  • youngsta

    i fucks wit kendrick lamar, one of the realest young niggaz out rite now. "section 80" was one of da best albums last yr. but i think signing with aftermath was a bad move for k. dot and his team. u know grandpa dre gonna hold everyone up until he releases detox which will be NEVER. smh, but keep doing ur thing kendrick. young niggaz stand da fuck up! hate us now!



  • DX honorary TDE

    DX looooooooooooooooves Kendrick. probably more than the fans. dude is good but wow.

  • Swag

    Kendrick LAMEar sucks.

  • Anonymous

    Tech N9ne and Dr Dre hangout?? Ofcourse they do... devil worshippers, and satanists stick together!!!

  • LMAO

    LMAO at So Icy Boi being trolled hahahaha

  • So Icy Boi!

    Kendrick Lamar iz one of tha realest from tha West Coast. fuck Lil B! fuck Tyler! them niggaz iz pussy. fuck YMCMB! Birdman iz a child molester. Lil Wayne is tha official gay rapper. Nicki Minaj iz an transsexual annoyin bitch. oh & Drake iz a Canadian. fuck that shit. we dont support Canada & these pop stars. suck ma dick white bitches who support YMCMB! shoutout to ma niggaz Tech N9ne & Big Daddy Kane. #fuckswag



    • NOSIR

      OH HELL TO THE NO cousin YESSIR FUCK! YMCMB they are just OVERRATED no one really likes them OK! they love ROC NATION SHIT! everybody loves ROC NATION

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