The New York Times brings fresh light on Kendrick Lamar’s new music. The new music is as honest as ever and in an article worth a look, the Times offers, “Rather than relief, his escape from Compton has brought only more opportunities for sin and self-doubt, an internal chaos reflected not only in Mr. Lamar’s intricate stories but also in vigorous jazz- and funk-inflected production that builds on the smoother West Coast sounds of his debut.”