flying lotus kendrick lamar

Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar’s “Never Catch Me” will go down as one of the best collaborations of 2014, but that was just one of “12, 13” beats the TDE rapper recorded to, including the You’re Dead! album cut “Eyes Above” (produced by FKA twigs and Niki Randa). Although K. Dot’s verse was removed for “political reasons,” that hasn’t stopped FlyLo from spinning the unreleased version at his recent shows, including last night’s tour stop in San Diego, CA. And yes, we can totally see why he said “‘Eyes Above’ without Kendrick still breaks my heart.” Ours do, too, buddy.

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Kendrick Lamar “Eyes Above” Lyrics (via Rap Genius):

I should just break out the answers and hope that humanity handles it
This is no radio flip, this is me taking your food
This is you bullied at school, give up your jacket and shoes
This how I practice the rules
This is what happen when dudes
Like Flying Lotus notice the genius that wrote it is rude
DJ’s promote it, I diagnosed it with viruses too
Microphones open and blood is running inside of Pro Tools
How can I dodge on these fools?
I could collide a kaleidoscope with the stars and the moon
The moment I’m morphin’ my mood, these are the gorgeous-est of tunes
Police report it then try to sort it with criminal views
This is intentional view
Start a fire my dragon, fire shots when you wrestling
AK over the dash and I vacate with the Jurassics
The jungle the wicked masses the sabertooth aiming tooth
On my breath is the look of death that’s an an antique Mercedes coup
Yes, buffalo soldiers at war
You shot fast but that ain’t the final score
Buffalo soldiers at war
You shot fast but that ain’t the final score

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