Kendrick Lamar returned to his hometown of Compton, California, this afternoon to sign copies of his critically acclaimed album Damn. As expected, the event attracted a huge turnout, with thousands of people lining up at the city’s Best Buy hoping to meet the Grammy-award winning rapper. A member of the TDE crew shared the appearance on an Instagram Live broadcast, which ended with some pretty big news. Or, at least, what sounds like big news.
At around the 21-minute mark, Kendrick looks into the phone, thanks his fans, and announces: “I got some more music.”
Of course, social media went wild with speculation.
Kendrick just said new music on the way on his IG live Jesus fuckin Christmas famSo some more info, it was at his signing party, he took th…
— Konvict Muzik (@KonvictMuzik) April 21, 2017
Kendrick literally said “I got some new music coming”
— #1 Good Boy Seb???????? (@XboxPedophile) April 21, 2017
Kendrick Lamar just said he has some more new music on the way on his ig live just now ????
— J.R. Lamar-Cole (@JRboy2k) April 21, 2017
KENDRICK ON LIVE STREAM SAID HE GOT NEW MUSIC IM GONNA CRY
— abaiz (@zabamaybe) April 21, 2017
KENDRICK BETTER NOT BE PLAYING WITH US FOR THIS SECOND ALBUM
— White Wesley Snipes (@AveryFerry) April 21, 2017
Kendrick is about to come out with another album soon ????
— Anthony DiFrancesco (@SunnyD_Fran34) April 21, 2017
But what did Kendrick mean? Because he didn’t elaborate, we’re not sure if he’s referring to a new album, a new single, or just speaking in a more general sense. Rumors of a second 2017 album began circulating immediately after K-Dot released Damn last week. A fan theory suggested he would drop