Peep This: Kendrick Lamar Performs “Alright” at 2015 BET Awards


Kendrick Lamar is having a hell of a year, jettisoned by his To Pimp a Butterfly record that won over critics, fans and earned him the Best Hip-Hop Male award from last night’s BET Awards in LA’s Microsoft Theater. Kendrick opened the ceremony with a thrilling performance of “Alright,” lighting up the stage, releasing his artillery flows from atop TDE-graffiti embossed cop cars and tattered American flags flying in the backdrop (statement or nah?) Midway through the performance, his back-up dancers surrounded him cypher-style as he fired off improvised verses in his performance, garnering standing ovations from notables including BET boss Debra Lee. Hit the link to catch the full performance.

Nina Tabios

Nina Smoove aka Champagne Ninang. Certified hooligan. $F Bay Area born and bred.

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