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Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ a satisfying triumph

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ a satisfying triumph

Kirsten Onsgard

March 24, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The last time we heard from Kendrick Lamar, he was spinning a tale of a Compton kid crushed by peer pressure and crime. In its storytelling, conceptual nature and catchiness, “Good Kid, m.A.A.d City” is a remarkable album, one showcasing Lamar’s self-awareness as he dissects his past. But years after being publicly recognized for his acc...

Pitchfork Music Festival: Sunday recap

Kirsten Onsgard

July 21, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While Mutual Benefit’s sweet indie folk was a soft ease into the afternoon, my exhaustion-induced headache wasn’t having it; and judging by the mix of beers and iced coffee in tote among early attendees, most were a bit worn. I grabbed an iced coffee myself and hunkered in at the Green Stage in...

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