AMP version
Kendrick Lamar
new music

Kendrick Lamar Returns With "The Heart Pt. 5" Music Video

Kendrick Lamar Returns With "The Heart Pt. 5" Music Video

Kendrick Lamar has returned with the music video “The Heart Pt 5” ahead of the release of his long-awaited fifth studio album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, set to arrive this Friday, May 13. 

The Compton wordsmith returns with the one-off single paired with a chilling music video directed by himself and Dave Free which features Lamar rapping as deep-fake versions of O.J. Simpson, Kanye West, Jussie Smollett, Kobe Bryant, Will Smith, and Nipsey Hussle.

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Teases The Possibility Of A Double Album

May 03, 2022

Kendrick Lamar

The Meaning Behind Kendrick Lamar's pgLang

Apr 28, 2022

Dr. Dre performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Halftime Show Ball Signed By Dr. Dre, Eminem Up for Auction

Apr 25, 2022

The song samples Marvin Gaye’s 1976 classic “I Want You,” which Lamar interpolates on the song’s hook. The track gives more insight into Lamar’s latest alter ego, oklama, starting the track with the caption, “I am. All of us,” before he raps from the perspective of many controversial Black public figures in popular culture. As a continuation of his beloved “The Heart” series, the song is likely a preview of the prominent themes in Lamar’s upcoming album. 

Kendrick Lamar has been teasing Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers through his new website, oklama.com. Most recently, the emcee made a post titled "Master," where he shared a photo of two discs titled “Morale” and “Steppers” leading to fan speculation of a double album. After a five-year hiatus since his Pulitzer prize-winning album, DAMN, Hip-Hop fans are elated about the return of Compton’s favorite emcee. 

Check out the music video for Kendrick Lamar’s “The Heart Pt 5”, and keep it locked to Rock the Bells for more classic Hip-Hop news. 

 

WHAT'S NEW

Ashanti (L) and Ja Rule perform during the 2022 Lovers & Friends music festival at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on May 15, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images) photo gallery

Lil Jon, Timbaland, Ashanti and More Rock 2022 Lovers and Friends Festival

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna celebrate Fenty Beauty & Fenty Skin at Goya Studios on February 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty & Fenty Skin) news

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky Welcome A Baby Boy!

news

Snoop Dogg Reveals Nipsey Hussle Ghostwrote For Him

Ras Kass attends 2019 A3C Festival & Conference at Masquerade on October 9, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.(Photo by Prince Williams/Getty Images) news

Ras Kass Recalls a "Heated" Jay-Z Hearing "Ether" by Nas In a Club t