Kendrick Lamar drops a surprise eight-track album, 'Untitled Unmastered', comprising outtakes from his Grammy-winning 'To Pimp A Butterfly'. Broadly, it's the stuff he didn't use and it's still way above the rest. It lacks the remarkable coherence of TPAB, but still such good listening and hints at the processes and risks he takes. The guy is just untouchable right now. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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