Kendrick Lamar’s 5 best music videos
30 June 2017 : Kendrick Lamar unveiled the music video of ELEMENT, one of the strongest tracks of his last album.
The title refers to Kunta Kinte, a slave of the 18th century amputated after one of his many attempts to escape from his plantation, and now an archetype of the black cause and rebellion against racial oppression. In this video, Kendrick Lamar identifies himself with this symbol, comparing his situation as a kid prisoner of the hood became king of hip-hop.
Album : To Pimp a Butterfly. 2015.