Kendrick Lamar Talks ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

Kendrick Lamar recently sat down with MTV amid his hectic schedule to discuss his new album To Pimp a Butterfly. In the video, Lamar explains the meaning behind some of the lyrics and songs off the new release. Focusing on the intro track “Wesley’s Theory,” K-Dot believes members of his community are ill-equipped for the financial responsibilities resulting from a successful career in the entertainment industry, once again alluding to the fact that America’s societal odds are unfairly stacked. Additionally, the Compton artist also speaks on the origin of his album title To Pimp a Butterfly, and what the title was meant to be prior to a last minute change.