The internet has truly made some great things possible! From hilarious snapchats to monumental moments that shouldn't be missed, we can catch it all online. To add to the list of online greats, song mashups have been making the rounds and have become quite popular. The most recent mashup: Kendrick Lamar's "Swimming Pools (Drank)" with the theme song from the video game, Mario Kart. Yup, you read it correctly: Mario Kart. Take a listen below.
If you are a fan of this mashup (we surely are), check out Jed K's album of mashups here. Definitely worth the listen! And if you have the moment, check out this Drake and Mario Kart mashup from last year. Which one do you think is better?
In other Kendrick news, the rapper his put his music aside for a bit to put out a motivational video about hard work. The video features Kendrick mentoring a young boy. The two play basketball, walk the streets of L.A. and greet Kendrick's fans. Watch it below.
Kendrick was recently nominated for 11 Grammys but that doesn't stop the rapper from giving back to his community. He has been known to give back in the form of free concerts, school appearances and more. Now, he is making sure that all his fans know you can make your dreams come true with hard work, determination and motivation.
To add on to the long list of ways Kendrick inspires his fan, the rapper and the TDE crew all got together to bring their second annual Christmas Toy Giveaway and free concert to the Nickerson Gardens Housing Project in Watts. SZA and Isaiah Rashad opened up the show and were followed by Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q. Q brought out Ty Dolla $ign and they performed the hit single, "Blasé." Jay Rock performed tracks in between the acts. Kendrick closed out the show and brought out Big Sean for a performance of "Blessings," and "IDFWU."
Kendrick is the true definition of an idol.