Brasstracks pay homage to Kendrick Lamar with 'Good Kid, M.A.A.D City' medley

Many have been impressed by the discharge of Kendrick Lamar‘s second studio album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, in 2012. Among these nonetheless impressed six years later are New York duo Brasstracks, who’ve been beautiful the world with their horn-infused takes on hit tracks like Drake‘s “In My Feelings,” together with their very own hip-hop and R&B originals they’ve lately taken on the highway.

Ivan Jackson and Conor Rayne launched into their debut headlining tour earlier this yr and have been listening to Lamar’s full discography whereas on the highway. Remarking that the album that also resonates essentially the most with them is Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Jackson and Rayne had the concept to make an ode to the album by placing a medley collectively.

“Good Kid, Brass City” was launched on October 22 in its eight-minute entirety and has been met with enthusiasm by followers who’ve embraced the medley’s artistic nostalgia.

“Most of the songs on the challenge have a extremely wholesome relationship between jazz and hip-hop,” the duo stated of their medley. “It was fairly simple for us as jazz musicians turned hip-hop producers, to enter the studio with all of our pals and make some magic occur primarily based on what Kendrick did in 2012. This was truthfully simply enjoyable for us. If anyone else actually digs it, Kendrick hears it or one thing loopy, that’s only a bonus. Because this was an incredible challenge for us to do.”

View a behind-the-scenes video of the making of “Good Kid, Brass City” right here.