Kendrick Lamar Reveals To Pimp A Butterfly‘s Original Title And Its Tupac Connection

Our minds are blown.

Words are important to Kendrick Lamar and he chooses them carefully. So when the Compton, California MC announced that the album’s title was going to be To Pimp a Butterfly, you just knew that the LP was going to layered and rich. But before he landed on the thought-provoking title, Kendrick almost went in another direction entirely.

On Tuesday (Mar. 31), K. Dot sat with MTV News at the W New York – Downtown. During the interview Lamar broke down several tracks from To Pimp a Butterfly, but before we started Kendrick revealed to us the album’s original title: Tu Pimp a Caterpillar.

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