There’s not much Kendrick Lamar could have done to make us bigger fans of his critically lauded major-label debut, “good kid, m.A.A.d city.”
And then he collaborated with Jay-Z.
The Compton rapper teamed up with Hov for a remix to one of the album’s standout tracks, “Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe.”
While we all weren’t lucky enough to be at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to hear Jay’s longtime friend and engineer Young Guru preview the track, the power of the Internet brings us a video of Guru previewing the track courtesy of a party-goer with a shaky hand -- quite understandable, given how hard the song goes in the club.
Jay comes in midway through with that casually cool flow that’s instantly recognizable. “Up in the clouds / me and my spouse / rumors on the ground / getting too loud / please turn that … down," he raps.