Preparing for Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

This is where I’ll gather all the information about Kendrick’s new album and its rollout. Expect all the details here. 1



Nu Thoughts

After being silent for almost five years, on August 20th of last year, Kendrick shared some thoughts and announced his album is on the way:

I spend most of my days with fleeting thoughts. Writing. Listening. And collecting old Beach cruisers. The morning rides keep me on a hill of silence.

I go months without a phone.

Love, loss, and grief have disturbed my comfort zone, but the glimmers of God speak through my music and family.

While the world around me evolves, I reflect on what matters the most. The life in which my words will land next.

As I produce my final TDE album, I feel joy to have been a part of such a cultural imprint after 17 years. The Struggles. The Success. And most importantly, the Brotherhood. May the Most High continue to use Top Dawg as a vessel for candid creators. As I continue to pursue my life’s calling.

There’s beauty in completion. And always faith in the unknown.

Thank you for keeping me in your thoughts. I’ve prayed for you all.

See you soon enough.

-oklama


For Immediate Release

On April 18th, the release date was announced:

This announcement resembled Michael Jordan’s return to basketball announcement:


The Heart Part 5


Oklama

Everything that I’ve shared so far from the album, Kendrick signs off as Oklama” instead of Kendrick. Cole breaks down maybe why:


Cover Reveal

https://twitter.com/dissectpodcast/status/1524477580367339521


Out Now

The album is out now. Find it wherever you listen to music.


  1. I don’t get to do this as much anymore, thanks to mediocre music being released nowadays. I forgot how refreshing this is to watch a rollout done the right way.↩︎

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