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Collect Calls by Kendrick Lamar

“Collect Calls” Podcast Transcript   So, let’s look at the statistics… The United States is home to 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of the world’s prisoners…Think about that. The United States is number one in incarceration. It’s no… Continue Reading →

“Collect Calls” by Kendrick Lamar Third Listen

Given that this song is a “Bonus Track” it is very hard to find anything such as performances and even covers by other artists. What I realized though it’s that a lot of Kendrick fans talk a lot about this… Continue Reading →

Second Listen: Collect Calls

The lineage that I chose for “Collect Calls” is mass incarceration/recidivism and desperation, a call for help. For instance, my lineage looks like this: “Locked Up” by Akon⟶“Do your Time” by Ludacris⟶ “Too Many Years” by Kodak Black ft. PNB… Continue Reading →

First Listen: “Collect Calls” by Kendrick Lamar

  This song was released in 2012, and truthfully there isn’t much context surrounding it other than the deeply rooted issues that have always been present within the black community that has always been caused by white supremacy. For instance,… Continue Reading →

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