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New mixtape compiles samples used on Kendrick Lamar album

New mixtape compiles samples used on Kendrick Lamar album

Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city" has received no shortage of media attention since its release on Monday, including rave reviews in Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and SPIN, and an in-depth feature by The Times' August Brown. When best-of-2012 lists start rolling out toward the end of next month, don't be surprised to find the album near the top of quite a few. If the Compton rapper's verbal skills are now a matter of critical consensus, though, the sound of "good kid, m.A.A.d city" hasn't quite triggered the same response. It should: Working with an expansive crew of above- and underground producers such as Just Blaze, DJ Dahi and Pharrell...

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