Former DX contributor and current Bandcamp Senior Editor Marcus J. Moore has announced a deal to write the cultural biography Kendrick Lamar. The book will be titled The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul Black America and will explore Kendricks life and ascent through the music industry.
Moore has previously covered Kendrick’s work, including a review DAMN. for The Nation and a review K. dot’s live show for Pitchfork.
The book will be published through Touchstone Books, which is a division Simon & Schuster. The company has previously put out books on Paul McCartney, Charlamagne Tha God, Joey Ramone, and more.
No release date for the work has been announced yet.