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Kendrick Lamar: Late Show with Stephen Colbert performance of To Pimp A Butterfly medley

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Kendrick Lamar wasn’t technically the first musical guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert — the premiere featured a star-studded cover of Sly & the Family Stone’s “Everyday People” — but the rapper set the tone for musical performances to come when he took the stage Wednesday night for Colbert’s second show.

Lamar performed a medley of tracks from his recent album, To Pimp A Butterfly, and played “Wesley’s Theory,” “Momma,” “King Kunta,” and “U.”

Lamar had previously performed on The Colbert Report as its last musical guest, and was announced as Colbert’s first artist on The Late Show earlier this summer. Watch the six-minute performance below.

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