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Kendrick Lamar kept a diary after the release of good kid, m.A.A.d city so he didn’t forget how he felt at the time

Kendrick Lamar kept a diary following the release of good kid, m.A.A.d city because he didn’t want to forget how he felt at the time.

Kendrick Lamar released his breakthrough album good kidm.A.A.d. city on October 22, 2012. After the release of his second album, K. Dot kept a diary so he didn’t forget how he felt at the time of the album’s release.

Kendrick revealed this in an interview with Rolling Stone saying, “It really came from conversations I had with Dre … Hearing him tell stories about all these moments, and how it went by like that… I didn’t want to forget how I was feeling when my album dropped, or when I went back to Compton.”

“There’s a lot of weird shit in there, Lot of drawings, visuals.” Kendrick says on the multiple notebooks he filled up with his thoughts.

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