Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Breaks Apple Music Record

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ Breaks Apple Music Record

Congrats to Kendrick Lamar! His latest studio album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, is making history with Apple Music.

According to the music streaming service,  the album broke the streaming service’s worldwide record for the highest first-day streams for an album released in 2022, as well previously occupied the top 14 spots on the Apple Music Songs Chart. The the exact numbers have not been released.


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Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers was released on May 13, 2022, by PGLang, Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. The double album serves as his final project with Top Dawg.

Kendrick Lamar, fiancée Whitney Alford (circa 2015)

The album features narration by his fiancee Whitney Alford and Eckhart Tolle, and guest appearances from Blxst, Amanda Reifer, Sampha, Taylour Paige, Summer Walker, Ghostface Killah, Baby Keem, Kodak Black, Sam Dew, Tanna Leone, and Beth Gibbons of Portishead. Lamar reunited with frequent collaborators Sounwave, J.LBS, DJ Dahi, and Bekon for the majority of the album’s production.

Authored by: Gregory Molette