Quiz: Which Kendrick Lamar album is for you?

Wikimedia/Creative Commons

With four game-changing studio albums under his belt, Kendrick Lamar is easily one of the best rappers of our generation and a well-known favorite among UC Berkeley students, with his very own DeCal course. As we edge closer to finals season, you may find yourself in need of something to listen to while you’re hard at work. Take this quiz to find the Kendrick Lamar album that’s perfect for your taste!

  1. What is your favorite genre of music?
    1. Im a diehard rap fan! Conscious rap, old-school rap you name it!
    2. I like listening to music with deeper meanings. It’s more about the lyrics to me.
    3. I love rap, pop and R&B really just most kinds of music.
    4. Jazz it just has a way of relaxing me from the stress of classes.
  2. Which nickname is your favorite?
    1. King Kendrick
    2. King Kunta
    3. Kung Fu Kenny
    4. K.dot
  3. If you were to take a course at UC Berkeley on any of these topics, which would it be?
    1. Niccolò Machiavelli
    2. African American history
    3. The Kendrick Lamar DeCal
    4. The Reagan era
  4. Which sneaker are you rocking to class?
    1. Air Jordans
    2. Classic Reeboks
    3. Nike Cortezes
    4. I don’t really have a go-to sneaker.
  5. If you were to produce your very own album, whom would you include as featuring artists?
    1. Drake and Jay-Z
    2. Thundercat and Snoop Dogg
    3. Rihanna and U2
    4. Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul
  6. Which quotation is your next laptop sticker?
    1. “Don’t kill my vibe.”
    2. “We gon’ be alright.”
    3. “Be humble.”
    4. “Build your own pyramids, write your own hieroglyphs.”
  7.  
    1. “good kid, m.A.A.d City” This album will give you the nostalgia of the gangster-rap days with its Dr. Dre features while still maintaining the contemporariness of today’s music.
    2. “To Pimp a Butterfly” Listen to Lamar’s third album to hear the transition from being a rapper to becoming an activist, as he takes his platform to spread knowledge of social injustice.
    3. “DAMN.” Lamar’s fourth and latest album shows no sign of a weakened craft, as he continues to epitomize what it means to make conscious rap.
    4. “Section.80” Take a listen to Lamar’s freshman album to familiarize yourself with the piece of work that cemented his place in the music industry.

Contact Erika Lee at [email protected] .