This is not a joke. Earlier this week, TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith claimed that one of the label’s artist would drop a new project shortly. Staying true to his word, Kendrick Lamar has now released untitled unmastered. This 8-song release featuring all new material, including studio recordings of songs previously performed during televised appearances such as The Grammys and The Colbert Report.
While the guests remain unknown for the most part, appearances are made by the likes of Jay Rock, Cee-Lo Green and…Swizz Beatz’ son?
As revealed by the super-producer via Instagram, the Ruff Ryders legend’s 5 year-old son with Alicia Keys serves as a co-producer on untitled unmastered‘s 7th track:
This has since been confirmed by frequent TDE producer, Sounwave. Interestingly enough, Swizz actually posted a video last month at the Super Bowl seated in a box with Kendrick and his son (alongside Jay Z, Usher and F1 racer Lewis Hamilton) and asks if he is “working on a beat for Kendrick?”, to which Egypt nods:
And to think I can’t even get any e-mail back about a job application…