kendrick lamar maad city

By now, you’ve probably heard good kid, m.A.A.d city through every possible medium: in the car, at the club and, God forbid, your iPhone speakers. But during his show at the O2 Academy in Birmingham, England earlier this week, Kendrick Lamar added an element to his set we haven’t seen too often: a backing band. And yes, “m.A.A.d city” sounds hard as hell when there’s a drummer and guitarist involved.

Thanks to R&R Productions for the footage, who’ll be releasing their full recap of the show, “An Evening With Kendrick Lamar,” next Thursday (July 18).

Watch Kendrick perform “m.A.A.d city” after the jump…

(Spotted at Complex)

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