Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Kendrick Lamar

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With quick-witted, empathetic rhymes about navigating the chaotic streets of Compton, Calif., this brazenly talented emcee brings new life into West Coast hip-hop with one of the most critically celebrated hip-hop albums of recent memory, good kid, m.A.A.d city. Watch him put on an electrifying show at iTunes Festival at SXSW on March 12.

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