NEW YORK — Fresh off his Grammy triumph, Kendrick Lamar has released a new batch of old music.
The eight-song collection titled “untitled unmastered.” was made available last week on iTunes, Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify and GooglePlay. None of the songs has a title, just what seem to be dates, ranging from 2013 to 2016.
Top Dawg Entertainment said the collection “features studio versions of the untitled songs” that Lamar performed on “The Colbert Report,” “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and last month’s Grammy Awards.
Many of the songs have a spacy, groovy feel and sound highly produced, including the standout funky “untitled 08 09.06.2014.” But “untitled 07 2014-2016” is a meandering, eight-minute song that ends with artists collaborating in a studio.
The 34-minute music collection was publicized from Lamar’s Twitter account.
Lamar won best rap album for “To Pimp a Butterfly” as well as rap performance, rap song, rap/sung performance and music video.