News 23 March 2017
Author: Trudy Barry

Is Kendrick Lamar about to drop a new album?

Author Trudy Barry
23 March 2017

We’re just getting our heads round More Life and now it seems there may be another hip hop masterpiece on the way.

Conscious rapper and undeniable voice of our generation, Kendrick Lamar, has dropped us a cryptic clue which has fans excited for a possible new release.

Early Thursday morning (around sunrise, how artistic) Kendrick’s entire Instagram page was wiped clean and replaced with this simple image.

A post shared by Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) on

The simple white “IV” upon a black background reads the roman numeral for four. This would be Kendrick’s fourth album. The caption is simply an emoji of a goat, seemingly referencing his widely accepted G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) status.

The same image was posted a few hours later by producer The Alchemist, which has people wondering if maybe all we’re getting is a new single, although then what would be the significance of the number four?

There’s been a lot of speculation over what a new Kendrick album would consist of, with many believing that man’s going to jump on the Chance The Rapper hype and make a gospel record. Only time will tell, but we’re gassed.