8. "H.O.P.E.," Compton's Finest
Hot line: "I give you my album in replacement of Detox/I drop shit with ease to let y’all eavesdrop"
You won’t know until the end of his first verse who Kendrick is rapping as, but if you heard his early stuff you’ll be able to tell. There’s an emphasis to certain words that is very reminiscent of his Kendrick Lamar EP while he was still transitioning from one advanced style to another.