10 Things We Want To See From Kendrick Lamar's Sophomore LP

Catapulting himself towards the front of hip-hop, Kendrick Lamar has become the most discussed new artist since Drake’s grand arrival in 2009. The subject of critical praise and deafening coverage, his presence became flat out unavoidable after stealing the show with his appearance on Big Sean’s “Control” last year. Buzzing since his 2010 release O.D., Kendrick’s hard work has paid off in spades with 2012’s masterful good kid, m.A.A.d city achieving platinum sales, a rare feat for veterans in this age, let alone newcomers. Although the title of his heavily anticipated follow up has yet to be revealed, it is rumored to be releasing this fall with the world anxiously wondering whether the new star will be able to beat the sophomore jinx. Here are 10 ideas Kendrick should either stick with or try on for size.

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