Kendrick Lamar is a lyricist and storyteller who is highly regarded for his ability to produce quality songs. From his 2011 debut solo album, Section.80, to his 2022 project, Mr Morale & the Big Steppers, he is often considered one of the greatest rappers of this generation. The young musician has been Grammy-nominated on several occasions, and it is standard procedure for critics to laud the act’s projects for their profundity.
That said, it is hard to believe that the Compton rapper has ever produced a wack song. However, he has actually released a fair few in his day. Emerging on the Los Angeles underground in 2005, Lamar had a long period of his career out of the limelight. During this time, the musician grew and evolved, allowing him to become the artist he is today. However, it was at this stage in his career that the rapper, unfortunately, released some subpar material.
Lamar has ranked his albums, ordering them as such: Section.80, To Pimp A Butterfly, Good Kid M.A.A.D City and DAMN. However, he has also highlighted some of his more questionable songs. Although Lamar has had a lot of success with regard to his singles and album cuts, he has never been ashamed of his prior work and has revelled whilst reminiscing about the time during which he was still grappling with his identity and creative direction as an artist.
In an interview with the LA radio show ‘The Neighbourhood’ on Real FM 92.3, Lamar spoke not just about his old material but also revealed that thousands of songs from the start of his career have been lost due to technical difficulties. Speaking to the host, Big Boy, when asked if there are older songs that his fans have yet to hear, Lamar stated, “Thousands, I done lost hard drives. Hard drives from ’05, ’06 that we never got back.”
However, when asked, “what’s your wackest song” the musician wasn’t sure about revealing the track’s name and where the DJ could find it. The Compton act happily unveiled, “my wackest song…y’all can probably find it on YouTube too! It’s called ‘Bitch I’m In The Club!” Reaching to play the song boasted slightly meaningless lyrics such as, “Bitch I’m in the club/ With the homies tell me what’s good/ I’m tryna get these h*es single/ And this is my single.” You can see a clip of the interview and hear the song in the videos below.