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Kendrick Lamar has officially returned to the rap game with his first offering since 2012. The track, entitled i, cements a slight change in the sound of a rapper known for his slick party anthems. The song samples Who’s That Lady by The Isley Brothers and showcases an optimistic Lamar rapping about self love and positivity. Criticized on twitter for being a departure from Kendrick’s signature sound, i is the first single from Lamar’s upcoming album that is still without a name or release date. I personally welcome an uplifting Kendrick. Listen for yourself, above. i is currently available for purchase on iTunes.