Kendrick Lamar is largely mute on social media because he doesn’t want to brag about “how good” he is. The hip-hop megastar – who is a devout Christian – wouldn’t want to get “lost in [his] ego” using apps like Instagram. He told the news portals: “My social media, most of the time, is completely off.“I know … Like, I’m not one of those dudes that be like, Oh, yeah, I know how good I am, but I also know the reason why I’m so good is that God’s blessed me with the talent to execute on the talent, and the moment that you start getting lost in your ego, that’s when you start going down.”
Meanwhile, when Kendrick was having doubts about his latest album, ‘Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers’, it was his children who gave him the push to release the record.The 35-year-old rapper – who has two young children with fiancée Whitney Alford – explained recently:
“When I got to completion and I said, ‘I may or may not put this out; I’m not going to put this out; it’s way too much,’ I thought about my children. “I’ve been thinking about when they’re over 21 in their lives, when they have grandchildren, or when I’m away for a long time. That’s the beauty of it to me.” Kendrick learned to understand unconditional love from his children.
The “Humble” rapper believes it’s important to allow families to grow up and make their own choices and have their own experiences. He said: “We often play around with ideas, but you can’t know if it’s real until you feel it. “It has allowed me to let go of my ego, knowing that as people evolve to start walking and talking, they too have their independence. “It allows me to understand the unconditional love on my part. “Do I allow them to be themselves? Allow them to travel the world and experience life as they know it. To me, that’s love.”