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Kendrick Lamar Cultural Biography On Its Way

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. forThe 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 previouslyput out books on Paul McCartney, Charlamagne Tha God, Joey Ramone, and more.

No release date for the work has been announced yet.