Kendrick Lamar Turned Personal Tragedy Into Song
One of the more somber records on the album, "Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst," rips a dramatic moment from Kendrick's real life.
"It hits home as far as the past memories of tragic situations that happened in my life," Kendrick explains to Life + Times' Decoded. "That one particular situation is my homeboy getting smoked while I'm right there. And I'm the last one right there as he takes his last [breath]."
On "Sing About Me" Kendrick raps from the viewpoint from the surviving brother who was thankful for Kendrick's loyalty. more on this story
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