Yes, Kendrick Lamar‘s album is that good. Speaking to Dutch music blog Puna.nl, the Black Hippy MC revealed that his Aftermath label head and mentor Dr. Dre delayed his own long-awaited, near-mythical Detox LP to focus on his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, which hit stores today.
“Detox got pushed ot the back just because my album, Dre really found interest in my music. Wanted me to go forward and push that immediately,” he said. “That’s a great thing. I’ve heard the records on ‘Detox,’ they’re insane, and the opportunity to be on that is a privilege and an honor.”
In the interview, Kendrick also discussed his artistic growth, staying “two albums ahead of the game,” getting that first phone call from Dre, his failed deal with Jay-Z as a teenager and much more. You can watch it below.