listen to a fiery new track from kendrick lamar

"The Heart Part 4" hints at an album release in two weeks time and takes aim at Donald Trump.

by Ryan White
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24 March 2017, 2:44pm

After teasing the track on Instagram yesterday, to the delight of fans and veritable hip-hop beef spectators alike, Kendrick Lamar has dropped "The Heart Part 4." And it bangs. 

The solo song takes aim at multiple targets, some named, others not. These being: President Trump ("Donald Trump is a chump, know how we feel, punk!"), the Russian government officials' alleged involvement in the outcome of the election ("And Russia need a replay button, y'all up to somethin'"), and a yet unidentified rapper ("My fans can't wait for me to son ya punk ass and crush your whole lil shit. I'll Big Pun ya punk ass, you a scared little bitch.") As for the identity of the latter, Twitter has some ideas.

While this all remains speculation, with an album tease at the end of the track, rest assured this isn't the last we've heard on the matter. "You know what time it is, ante up, this is in forever. Y'all got 'til April the 7th to get ya'll shit together." Well, at least there's one thing we can all agree on:

Read: We had a quick-fire, seven-minute chat with Kendrick.

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