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Kendrick Lamar Covers GQ Style

Kendrick Lamar is undoubtedly one of the most interesting artists in hip hop, and recently he had the opportunity to not only be on the cover of GQ Style’s holiday issue, but also sit down for an interview with the infamous Rick Rubin.

Kendrick and Rubin met at Shangri-La Studios in Malibu, California recently to discuss a variety of topics including his creative process, Terrace Martin getting him into jazz music, different influences he’s gained from mentors like Jay Z, what “Alright” means to him, finding a sound that triggers an emotional response from the listener, having large expectations of himself, staying grounded, and more.

Watch the interview below and read the cover story here.

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