The follow-up to 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly and last year’s untitled unmastered. features Rihanna and U2 on songs called “Loyalty.” and “XXX.” respectively. It includes “HUMBLE.,” and credits Mike WiLL Made-It, BADBADNOTGOOD, the Alchemist, DJ Dahi, “J. Blake,” Sounwave, and others.
In a recent interview, Lamar discussed the album, saying, “My focus is ultimately going back to my community and the other communities around the world where they’re doing the groundwork. To Pimp a Butterfly was addressing the problem. I’m in a space now where I’m not addressing the problem anymore.”