While it’s only been a few seconds since Kendrick Lamar dropped DAMN., fan reactions have been swift. Just before the album was officially released on streaming platforms like Apple Music Thursday evening (April 13), the project was leaked.
Of course, the industry began buzzing.
— Peter Rosenberg (@Rosenbergradio) April 14, 2017
But the TDE camp quickly assured us all that everything isn’t what it seems.
But what if I told you… that's not the official version..
— Sounwave (@SounwaveTDE) April 14, 2017
There were also the dedicated fans and admirers of the rapper who decided to play by the rules, not matter how good the temptations.
— TyreeBP (@TyreeBP) April 14, 2017
Nonetheless, the reactions continued from both versions.
Kendrick Lamar is actually worth all the hype he gets. Nobody can say he overrated.
— Larry Hhhoovvaaaa (@mrblackmon3) April 14, 2017
— J (@LondonTrades) April 14, 2017
The last minute of Kendrick Lamar DNA. track. pic.twitter.com/8lJm5Dc2LP
— Champion of Light ? (@DxlThaBuddha) April 14, 2017
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) April 14, 2017
Every time "Kendrick" is trending I get worried I'm in a Ghost situation and this is how I find out I'm dead.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) April 14, 2017
Top 5 current rapper
1. Kendrick Lamar
3. Kung Fu Kenny
4. The good kid from the m.A.A.d city
5. Kendrick Duckworth
— MSMG Mikey (@Mikey_Garcia_) April 14, 2017
Kendrick: "I wanna be with you, aye, I wanna be with you aye, I wanna be with you"
Me: "JUST LOOOOVEEE MEEE" pic.twitter.com/xn83z0C19n
— SAD (@Austin_K_7) April 14, 2017
— LVL10 (@HOMETEAMLVL10) April 14, 2017
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) April 13, 2017
Meanwhile, an anonymous Twitter user threw some conspiracies into the mix.
Either way, now that DAMN. is here, it’s time to listen with no qualms. Stream DAMN. here.