On March 13, premiered a snippet of the song's official remix, which featured. The New Review section, p. It is strictly forbidden to share links to albums via file sharing sites Zippyshare, Torrent, Kingdom Leaks etc. Lamar would later respond to Shyne's comments on October 26, saying that he is not a sensitive person and was unfazed by his comments. It eschews contemporary tastes and generally features tight bass , subtle background vocals, and light piano. The songs address issues such as economic disenfranchisement, retributive and downtrodden women, while analyzing their residual effects on individuals and families. It became Lamar's first album to enter the , peaking at number 16, and entering the at number two.
The album was nominated for Top Rap Album at the 2013 and the 2013 , and won the award for Album of the Year at the 2013. The album received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised its thematic scope and Lamar's lyrics. D City stylized as good kid, m. Complex also ranked its album cover as the best of 2012, while Pitchfork included it on its list of the 20 best album covers of the year. The album was also ranked number two by , the , , and , number four by , of and of , number five by , number six by and number eight by. Lamar introduces various characters and internal conflicts, including the contrast of his homesickness and love for Compton with the city's plagued condition. Dre shot a video for the song at a mansion in Los Angeles in May, although it was never released.
At , which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an score of 91, based on 36 reviews. In October 2013, Complex named it the second best hip hop album of the last five years. By April 2018, the album had sold 1,720,000 copies. The full version of the remix was premiered by on March 18. The album is Lamar's debut, after his independently released first album in 2011 and his signing to Aftermath and Interscope the following year. Archived from on October 16, 2012. He's shamelessly bold about the allure of the trap, contrasting the sickness of his city with the universal feeling of getting homesick, and carrying a Springsteen-sized love for the home team.
He explained that the reason why he had not censored his own eyes was that the album's story was told through his eyes, and is based around his experiences. So this album won't sound like Section. Collect Calls Bonus Track 17. After the release and success of his debut studio album 2011 , Lamar signed a major label with and 's. After keeping the album title's acronym concealed, Lamar later revealed M. Eventually, it was confirmed that Lady Gaga would not be featured on the album due to timing issues and creative differences.
All five singles achieved chart success, of varying degrees. It earned Lamar four nominations at the , including. Drake 07 good kid 08 m. Archived from on March 13, 2013. Anna Wise 12 Compton feat. The track serves as the twelfth track on the album, and acts as the standard edition's closing track.
The remix was released as the album's fourth single to rhythmic contemporary radio on April 9. Dre 13 The Recipe feat. According to , a site which aggregates hundreds of critics' lists from around the world into all-time rankings, the album is the most acclaimed of 2012, the third-most acclaimed of the 2010s, and the 141st most acclaimed album of all time. Recording Industry Association of America. Lamar expressed he was surprised and happy that Gaga released her version of the song, as it displayed confidence in their work together.
Writers draw comparisons of the music to 's 1998 album. Dre and his hirelings lay under the raps and choruses establish a musical continuity that shores up a nervous flow that's just what Lamar's rhymes need. It was released on October 22, 2012, by , , and. . In the album's first week of release, it debuted at number two on the and sold 242,000 copies in the United States.
On May 5, 2013, he begun his first headlining tour with the Good Kid, M. D City was being studied as a text in the freshman composition class of professor Adam Diehl, alongside other works such as the novel , ' Selected Poems, 's short story , and the film. Archived from the original on October 13, 2013. He told that he did not want to work with high-profile producers, but with those he had established himself with, mainly producers from 's in-house production team,. Select Gold in the Certification field. D City was met with widespread critical acclaim.
In December 2012, Complex also named Good Kid, M. Archived from on November 1, 2013. Nobody is heroic here, including Lamar—from Christian strivers to default sociopaths, all the players are confused, weary, bored, ill-informed. Archived from on December 27, 2012. The same day, an extended version of the music video was released.
Archived from on March 15, 2015. D City appeared on several year-end top albums lists by music critics. Carter, ComposerLyricist - Emeli Sande, FeaturedArtist - Braun, ComposerLyricist - Kendrick Lamar, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - M. Black Boy Fly Bonus Track 15. Archived from on June 29, 2013. D City World Tour, in West Palm Beach, Florida.