Jam On It: Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” (Terrace Martin Remix)

Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” owes itself to the cohorts he recruited to round out the album’s nuances — from Flying Lotus and Thundercat to Pharrell and Anna Wise, “TPAB” is illustrious from top to bottom through its careful curating. Among those cohorts, Terrace Martin released an edit of KDot’s “Alright” today, stripping it down to its jazz components and mellowing out its bass line to a heavy reverb. Martin’s sax wails beside Kendrick’s vocal jabs, the two creating a sense of yearning as the hook continually reminds us that, ‘we’re gone’ be alright.’

Advertisements
Nina Tabios

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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s