Kendrick Lamar Announces New Album, “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers,” With Release Date

74000

Kendrick Lamar‘s highly anticipated upcoming album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, will be released on May 13, the Compton rapper announced in a statement on Monday. Lamar shared the announcement in response to a fan who had claimed on Twitter that he is “retired.”

The official statement went out through Lamar’s website, oklama.com, under the letterhead of his multi-media company pgLang. Outside of the title and release date, no further details were provided. Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers will be Lamar’s first full-length effort since 2017’s Damn.

Kendrick Lamar, New Album
Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Lamar first revealed that he was working on new music back in August 2021, when he announced that the then-untitled, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, will be his final project with Top Dawg Entertainment.

“As I produce my final TDE album, I feel joy to have been a part of such a cultural imprint after 17 years. The Struggles. The Success. And most importantly, the Brotherhood,” Lamar wrote at the time. “May the Most High continue to use Top Dawg as a vessel for candid creators. As I continue to pursue my life’s calling. There’s beauty in completion. And always faith in the unknown.”

Check out Lamar’s official announcement for Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers below.

Image via oklama.com

 

Previous articleGrowing Out Of Hip Hop Gimmicks | The Joe Budden Podcast
Next articleDJ Kay Slay Dies At 55 Following COVID-19 Battle