ICYMI: Check Out Kendrick Lamar’s Searing Medley from Wednesday Night’s ‘The Late Show’

By Sameer Rao Sep 10, 2015

Kendrick Lamar was the last musical guest on “The Colbert Report,” so it makes some amount of sense that after a banner 2015 touring behind the success of the excellent “To Pimp A Butterfly,” he’d become Colbert’s first featured musical guest as the latter takes over the “The Late Show.” And just like his last performance on a Colbert show, he set the stage ablaze. 

With a backing band once again featuring Thundercat on bass and Bilal on backing vocals, the rapper tore through a medley Wednesday night featuring the new album’s standout tracks “Wesley’s Theory,” “Momma,” “King Kunta,” and “U.” Needless to say, we hope this is a promising sign of things to come for future musical performances on the “The Late Show.”

Check out a video of the stellar performance above. 

(H/t Consequence of Sound