Milan is set to host one of the most anticipated musical events of the summer concert season. Kendrick Lamar will take the stage at the San Siro Ippodromo, just weeks after the release of his latest album Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. To prepare for the live performance, two years after its release in the United States, “The Butterfly Effect“ the first biography of the Compton-based artist, has also been published in Italy.
Published by Il Castello publishing house, the book was edited by journalist Marcus J. Moore, who managed to chronicle one of the most influential rappers of our time, a Pulitzer Prize winner and named by Time among the 100 most influential people in the world.
“The Butterfly Effect” traces the artist’s first 30 years, from his beginnings under the pseudonym K-Dot through record hits such as DAMN. and To Pimp a Butterfly. Moore recounts his meeting with Dr.Dre and his relationship with central themes in Kendrick Lamar’s lyrics such as family, street life and racism.
300 pages to analyze in detail the figure of a musical icon, influential and capable like few others of representing the voice of an entire people and bringing social battles and the roots of black music to the music industry.