On October 20, Kendrick Lamar will do a special, one-night performance of music from To Pimp a Butterfly at the Kennedy Center in collaboration with the National Symphony Orchestra. It's a first for Lamar, but not for the NSO, which worked with Nas on a performance of Illmatic last year. Still, it's not exactly surprising -- Lamar has evinced a flair for the dramatic with his recent music videos and Late Show performance, and an orchestral version of, say, "For Sale?" makes total sense. Tickets aren't available yet, but watch this space.


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