Kendrick Lamar Releases Album Title, Artwork

Kendrick Lamar is one clever cat, from his emcee wordplay to his hood conscious jabs on social justice and politics. Why should his third studio album be no different?

Still, what’s going on with this Instagram post were the Compton lyricist announces the title and cover art to his next masterpiece, “To Pimp a Butterfly?”

Check it out:

Confused? You’re not alone.

We have a gang of Black men and boys flaunting money and empty liquor bottles over a White judge with a gavel in hand, who is laid out on the ground.

And, for double-take effect, this is all happening on the White House lawn.

K.Dot drops strong imagery, but sending what message? What’s your interpretation of the album title and artwork?

Share your thoughts via social media, @GetJetMAg and in the comments!