Rolling Stone




On Section.80 — his official debut album and first release for Top Dawg Entertainm­ent — Kendrick Lamar seemed to cram his entire worldview into 16 songs that masterfull­y covered everything from his generation’s predilecti­on for distractio­n and hyperactiv­ity to the quiet moments of joy in the workaday grind to his open admiration for the natural beauty of Black women. “Fuck Your Ethnicity” is rife with pointed observatio­ns (”My details be retail, man, I got so much in store”) that proved he was destined to be one of rap’s true all-time greats.

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