Meet the 18-yr-old who produced a track on Kendrick Lamar's New Album

We know how much heat and sauce Kendrick Lamar's new album brought, i'm still over here fanning myself and staying directly under my office AC for some air; hi Kendrick! Anyways if Pride happened to be one of your favourite tracks off his critically acclaimed "Damn" album, then in this feature piece, you shall briefly meet the young man who produced it from his iPhone using an app called GarageBand, so if all you do with yours is take selfies, shame on you (catches my own sub).

Shortly after producing a Grammy nominated album last year, he is back and better *in bryson tiller's voice*. The LA producer, guitarist and soul singer who happens to be part of a band, The internet. Having only just graduated high school a few months ago, the sky is his starting up and he is currently living the up-coming artist's dream.

Through my good friend DJ Dahi. Dahi’s one of Kendrick’s house producers. We’ve been making music together, Dahi and I. We linked up through another friend that I’m writing with—I won’t say, because I’ll let the surprise be the surprise. We were making tracks and I had wrote something for his album he’s working on. One day he calls me like, ‘yo dude, I gotta get you in the studio with Kendrick.’ I’m hype, but I don’t dwell on it too much ‘cause I don’t like to look forward to stuff and then it doesn’t happen. A month or so goes by, [Dahi and I] link up on Halloween and we pull an all-nighter, we’re making beats the whole time. He asks me, ‘yo, what you doing tomorrow?’ I’m like, ‘oh nothing, I’m chilling. Why, what’s up?’ He’s like, ‘oh Kendrick has a session tomorrow, you down to roll through?’ I’m playing it cool like, ‘yeah dude, for sure. What time yo? Okay cool.
I go to the studio the next day, Kendrick’s there, whole gang’s there. When I walk in the room, the first thing Kendrick says to me, he says, ‘I seen your face in some music videos!’ Then I was like, ‘yeah, yours too, man!’ And the whole room started cracking up laughing. I just broke the ice. Initially, I was there as Dahi’s little homie. We were just jamming out, making stuff from scratch. Dahi’s programming drums live and I’m playing guitar and Kendrick’s freestyling.

His Twitter: @stevelacys

Instagram: @steve.lacy

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