Song by Kendrick Lamar
To Pimp A Butterfly
Features Pharrell Williams
Released June 30, 2015
Recorded 2014-15
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:39
Label Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope
Writer K. Duckworth, Mark Spears, Pharrell Williams
Producer Pharrell Williams, Sounwave
Alright is a song by American rapper Kendrick Lamar, taken from his third album To Pimp a Butterfly. The song features uncredited vocals from the song's co-producer Pharrell Williams during the chorus. The song was released to radio stations as the album's fourth single on June 30, 2015. The song's accompanying music video premiered on the same day which has received critical acclaim and over 54 million views on YouTube. The song also received four Grammy nominations, only winning two latter including "Best Rap Song".

Music VideoEdit

The video opens with shots of life in a neighborhood of Los Angeles, then shows a young African-American man being seen lying on the ground while Lamar is speaking in a voice-over. While police and destruction flood the streets as the music starts with Lamar rapping a new verse along with members of Black Hippy in a car being carried by four police officers. Lamar then flies through California while his crew throws out money and dancers perform in the streets. The video ends with Lamar standing on top of a lamppost as a police officer shoots him down. Lamar falls down from the post as he finishes his monologue that he was saying that the beginning of the video and then ending with him smiling.