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Kendrick Lamar recently released the video for "Poetic Justice," his thirdsingle off his critically-acclaimed good kid, m.A.A.d city.  With Lamar's native Compton serving as the chilling backdrop, the video presents an urban take on the star-crossed lover scenario: boy meets girl,they fall in love and their attraction turns fatal. It's almost Shakespearean (just replace the sonnets and neck ruffles with lowriders and warring West Coast gangs). Ultimately, with his heavy lyricism and originality, it proves to be another stop on Lamar's path to becoming a bona fide member of hip-hop's elite. (Oh, and Drake was good too.)

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