Kendrick Lamar Responds to Macklemore’s Text

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When Macklemore Instagramed a snap shot of a text he had sent Kendrick Lamar about how he thought Lamar should have won the Grammy for “Best Rap Album,” other artists had an opinion about it (yes, we’re looking at you, Drake), but Lamar decided to stay quiet.

About a month after the annual peacock parade that was the Grammys, Lamar has finally spoken out about the message during an interview with Billboard. Unlike Drake, Lamar took the text with grace and was okay with it, instead of saying that it was just a publicity stunt and “felt fake.”

“That text surprised me, but Macklemore is a genuine dude,” Lamar said. “However it panned out, I wish him much success. He touched people’s souls, and no one can take that away. Really, the whole GRAMMY moment was incredible. Not everyone gets that shot.”

But that’s not the only good thing that has come out of the rapper’s camp. Yesterday, rumors started to circulate that he will be releasing a new album this September when the magazine spoke with Top Dawg Entertainment’s Anthony Tiffith. The new album will be a follow-up to the Grammy nominated, Good Kid, M.A.D.D. City.

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