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Kendrick Lamar discography

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Studio albums  3
Music videos  55
Singles  43
Compilation albums  1
EPs  1
Mixtapes  5
Kendrick Lamar discography

American rapper Kendrick Lamar has released three studio albums, one compilation album, one extended play (EP), five mixtapes, forty-three singles (including thirty as a featured artist), three promotional singles and fifty-five music videos. Lamar initially performed under the stage name K-Dot, releasing three mixtapes under the moniker: Y.N.I.C. (Hub City Threat: Minor of the Year) (2005), Training Day (2007) and C4 (2009). He gained major attention after the release of his fourth mixtape Overly Dedicated, which was released in 2010. It was Lamar's first full-length project to be released under his birth name and fared well enough to enter the United States Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it peaked at number 72.

Lamar's debut studio album Section.80, was released on July 2, 2011 and issued on independent record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE). It peaked at number 113 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album's lead single, "HiiiPoWeR", was released prior to the album through iTunes. In mid-2012, Lamar began promoting his second studio album and major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city. The album's first single, "The Recipe", peaked at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. "Swimming Pools (Drank)", the album's lead single, peaked at number 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and became his first top 20 hit on the chart. good kid, m.A.A.d city was released in October 2012, through TDE, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. The album received universal critical acclaim and reached number two on the Billboard 200.

On March 16, 2015, Lamar released his third studio album, To Pimp a Butterfly. The album was preceded by two singles, "i" and "The Blacker the Berry", which charted at numbers 39 and 66 on the US Billboard Hot 100, respectively. To Pimp a Butterfly received universal critical acclaim upon release, much like its predecessor, and had global charting success, debuting at number one on the overall albums charts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, as well as topping the US Billboard 200. On March 4, 2016, Lamar released untitled unmastered, compilation album containing previously unreleased demos that originated during the recording of To Pimp a Butterfly. The compilation album gave Lamar his second chart-topping set in less than a year.

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