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Where TDE Ranks Among Hip-Hop’s Greatest Record Labels

Kendrick Lamar made a rare and significant announcement in the last week: his upcoming album would be his last with Top Dawg Entertainment. For more than a decade, Kendrick has been TDE's flagship artist. He is even a part-owner in the record label responsible for taking SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay... Read more

Here Are Ambrosia For Heads’ Top 25 Rap Albums Of The Decade

In the final hours of a decade, Ambrosia For Heads presents our Top 25 Hip-Hop Albums. The 2010s were a wild ride, with an onslaught of important new voices, and incredible maturation from veteran MCs. It was a 10-year span where artists and songs were discovered new places (including the... Read more

Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d. city Turns 5. It’s Past Time To Call It A Classic (Video)

For those who were already familiar with Kendrick Lamar in 2012, good kid, m.A.A.d. city was not his debut album. That distinction belonged to Section.80, the 2011 masterpiece released independently through Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), Kendrick's label home since the beginning. Even before that, Kendrick had shown he was a... Read more

J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive vs. Kendrick Lamar’s Section.80. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding The GOAT MC” lasted between September 2014 and May 2015, engaging millions of readers and ultimately producing its winner, as... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Proves He’s The Guy To Remix Jidenna’s “Classic Man” (Audio)

With the release of To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar returned to much of the Funk- and Jazz-infused sonic landscape set forth in Section .80, his 2011 studio debut. The two releases are punctuated in between with 2012's good kid, m.A.A.d city, a louder, more widely heard album with the... Read more

Ambrosia For Heads’ 2011 Best Hip-Hop Albums/Mixtapes of the Year: Here’s a look at our picks for the best of the best in 2011. You’ll find words on each as well as samples of the music. Tell us your picks for 2011.

It's that time of year again, when you're hit with a ton of year end, best of lists. We're going to keep it simple. We have 2 lists: best hip-hop albums/mixtapes of the year and songs of the year. First up, here are our picks for the best hip-hop albums/mixtapes... Read more

Kendrick Lamar – Rigamortis (Video)

Here's the video to one of the best songs on Kendrick Lamar's incredibly dope Section 80 album. Check out Rigamortis.  Click here for the video to A.D.H.D. Read more

Kendrick Lamar’s A.D.H.D. is one of the best songs on Section 80, one of the best albums of the year. Here’s the video.

If you haven't heard Section 80, it's a concept album about what's happened to today's adults who were born in the 80's and faced AIDS and crack epidemics, gang violence, Reaganomics and a host of other ills. A.D.H.D. is one of the most poignant depictions.  If you haven't bought Section... Read more

Kendrick Lamar’s Section 80 album is hands down one of the best of the year.

It's a concept album about present day life for people born in the 80's (the era of Reaganomics, the crack epidemic and the onset of AIDS). Fast-forward 20+ years and Kendrick Lamar tackles a number of issues from the profane to the profound. The music is incredible and the lyrics... Read more

Kendrick Lamar’s Section 80 album is now available.

If you've liked the leaks you've heard, you can click here to buy the album.  Below is one last free sneak peek, if you're not convinced yet.  Check out No Makeup (Her Vice) ft Colin Munroe.... Read more