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Promise That You Will Sing About Me: The Power and Poetry of Kendrick Lamar by Miles Marshall Lewis

Yesterday, writer Miles Marshall Lewis revealed the cover of his third book ☛PROMISE THAT YOU WILL SING ABOUT ME: THE POWER AND POETRY OF KENDRICK LAMAR [pub: St. Martin’s Press] on Twitter. The  Grammy Award-winning rapper won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in music for his album DAMN.—”a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.” Earlier this year, music journalist Marcus J. Major released his book on the rapper Kendrick Lamar ☛THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT: HOW KENDRICK LAMAR IGNITED THE SOUL OF BLACK AMERICA [pub: Atria]. Promise That You Will Sing About Me drops next summer on August 17, 2021. Visit Miles’ website to learn more about him.

 

Miles’ Tweet Revealing His Book Cover

 

 

Promise That You Will Sing About Me: The Power and Poetry of Kendrick Lamar Synopsis From MacMillan:

Kendrick Lamar is one of the most influential rappers, songwriters and record producers of his generation. Widely known for his incredible lyrics and powerful music, he is regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time.

Promise That You Will Sing About Me explores Kendrick Lamar’s life, his roots, his music, his lyrics, and how he has shaped the musical landscape of this generation. With incredible graphic design, quotes, lyrics and commentary from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alicia Garza and more, this book provides an in-depth look at how Kendrick came to be who he is today, his world, how he creates his lyrics and music, and how he revolutionizes the music industry from the inside.

Peace, Love, & Beauty,
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