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Trivia / Kendrick Lamar

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  • Doing It for the Art: The intention of To Pimp A Butterfly.
  • Uncredited Role: He's worked as an uncredited ghostwriter for Dr. Dre.
  • What Could Have Been: Tech N9ne's Strange Music label had the opportunity to sign him along with ScHoolboy Q, but sent them both to Interscope in exchange for cash compensation.
  • Working Title:
    • To Pimp A Butterfly's title was supposed to be To Pimp A Caterpillar, with the adjustment of "To" to the number 2, making it "2 Pimp A Caterpillar". And if you take in Fun with Acronyms, it spells out "2PAC", or Tupac Shakur.
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    • DAMN. was originally titled What Happens on Earth Stays on Earth, a recurring phrase throughout the album, but was changed because it "didn't read right", according to Kendrick.


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