Who knew the NBA star had such a hold on the music industry?!
The brand new album untitled unmastered features previously unreleased songs that didn’t make the cut for his Grammy-winning To Pimp A Butterfly.
The eight-track album was released on iTunes, Google Play, Tidal, and Spotify. K.Dot shared the news on his Twitter, writing:
And according to Top Dawg Entertainment head Anthony Tiffith, fans can thank none other thank LeBron James for the release of the tracks!
It all started a few weeks ago, when the Cleveland Cavaliers player asked Tiffith for the release of Kendrick’s tracks after watching his powerful performance at the Grammys:
And right before untitled unmastered dropped, the music exec told fans to thank the athlete for the album’s release, sharing on his Instagram:
Yea muthafuckas KING KENDRICK returns 2nite.. Thank @kingjames for this…. #TDEA video posted by gwadpot (@dangerookipawaa) on Mar 3, 2016 at 7:30pm PST
Thanks, LeBron! Now if only you can coax Frank Ocean to release his long-overdue album, we’d be all set!
What do YOU think of Kendrick’s untitled unmastered?