Kendrick Lamar is the cover star off XXL's next issue. K. Dot switched things up and created a high level of intimacy in his cover story. Rather than sit down with an XXL writer, Kendrick wrote his cover story himself. The article is titled In My Own Words. "Still in writer mode, Kendrick crafted his own story for XXL titled Writer At War, where he explores his experience with his extraordinary fame, the impact he has had on his fans (and vice versa), the process in which he records, his overall mind state after two years on the road and so much more." XXL also uploaded a short video to their official Youtube account to promote the issue's release.
News | December 16, 2014
Kendrick Lamar Writes His Own XXL Mag Cover Story

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Kendrick Lamar is the cover star off XXL's next issue. K. Dot switched things up and created a high level of intimacy in his cover story. Rather than sit down with an XXL writer, Kendrick wrote his cover story himself. The article is titled In My Own Words.

"Still in writer mode, Kendrick crafted his own story for XXL titled Writer At War, where he explores his experience with his extraordinary fame, the impact he has had on his fans (and vice versa), the process in which he records, his overall mind state after two years on the road and so much more."

XXL also uploaded a short video to their official Youtube account to promote the issue's release.