For many, today is all about romance and heartfelt expressions of adoration. Dropping a boot into the sternum of that notion, lightning-tongued MC Kendrick Lamar has released “Cartoon & Cereal”. The seven-minute epic tells the harrowing story of a boy hiding away in his room, spun over a beat of random cartoon samples, disheartening scratches, and woozy hi-hats. Stream it below (via The FADER).
February 14, 2012 | 12:33pm ET