Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly was supposed to drop March 23—but it’s available on Spotify now, a week early.
Lamar tweeted out a link to the iTunes page for the album Sunday, and fans could for a short period of time buy either the explicit or clean version. The album is now back to only being available for pre-order on iTunes, but it’s still available to stream on Spotify.
Lamar has been announcing details bit by bit about this album, the follow-up to 2012’s Grammy-nominated good kid, m.A.A.d. city. He posted a photo of what turned out to be the album cover on Instagram March 11 with a caption that also ended up containing the album title, and his label released the tracklist the following day.
To Pimp a Butterfly includes “i,” a single Lamar released in September that went on to win Grammys for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance, and “Blacker the Berry.” Listen to the album on Spotify now.