Best Videos: Kendrick Lamar "Backseat Freestyle"


No one likes self-promotion, save for the actual promoter, but I should point out that I've been on the Kendrick Lamar bandwagon  since as far back as October (which is a couple of decades in blog years).

good kid, m.A.A.D city is such a tremendous record that Kendrick could conceivably spend the rest of his career mining it, which is what he's currently doing in releasing one of the best music videos seen in awhile for "Backseat Freestyle."

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Check out the official video for Kenrdick Lamar's "Backseat Freeestyle" below:

The cliff notes to the video look something like this:

0:00-1:27 - Typical rap video shit. Lots of quick cuts, shots of the neighborhood, shots of friends, style over substance, etc.
1:28-2:29 - Whomever the dude is who plays Kendrick's father on the album's interludes crushes it here for a (literal) minute. "Where my Domino's at?" We can all relate to that sentiment.
2:30-2:55 - Booty poopin' interlude!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?
2:56-4:46 - The crew from Cloverfield takes over as guest cinematographers and nauseates everyone in the process. 

Also, holy shit this song still rules.

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