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Good Kid Maad City Deluxe Zip: A Review of the Bonus Tracks and Features

Good Kid Maad City (stylized as good kid, m.A.A.d city) is the second studio album by American rapper Kendrick Lamar. It was released on October 22, 2012, through Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records[^2^]. The album is a concept album that follows the story of Lamar's teenage experiences in the drug-infested streets and gang lifestyle of his native Compton. The album features guest appearances from Drake, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Jay Rock, Anna Wise, and MC Eiht[^2^] [^3^].

Good Kid Maad City Deluxe Zip

The deluxe version of Good Kid Maad City features five bonus tracks: "The Recipe", "Black Boy Fly", "Now or Never", "Collect Calls", and "Swimming Pools (Drank)" (bonus track). It also includes a remix of "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" featuring Jay-Z[^1^]. These tracks add more depth and variety to the album, showcasing Lamar's versatility and creativity as a rapper and storyteller.

The Recipe

The first bonus track is "The Recipe", which features Dr. Dre and was released as a promotional single on April 3, 2012. The song is a tribute to California and its culture, especially its women and weed. The song samples "Meet the Frownies" by Twin Sister and has a laid-back West Coast vibe. Lamar and Dre trade verses about their love for their home state and its attractions, while also boasting about their success and influence in the rap game.

Black Boy Fly

The second bonus track is "Black Boy Fly", which was released on October 15, 2012. The song is an inspirational anthem for young black men who aspire to achieve greatness despite their circumstances. The song features Lamar rapping about his childhood idols who made it out of Compton: NBA player Arron Afflalo, rapper The Game, and former president Barack Obama. Lamar expresses his admiration and envy for them, while also acknowledging his own struggles and achievements.

Now or Never

The third bonus track is "Now or Never", which features Mary J. Blige and was released on October 22, 2012. The song is a motivational ballad that encourages listeners to seize the moment and pursue their dreams. The song has a soulful and uplifting chorus sung by Blige, while Lamar raps about his journey from being a nobody to becoming a star. The song also references Lamar's previous album Section.80 and his mixtape Overly Dedicated.

Collect Calls

The fourth bonus track is "Collect Calls", which was released on October 22, 2012. The song is a heartbreaking story of a young man who is incarcerated and tries to reach out to his family for support, but gets rejected by them. The song features Lamar rapping from the perspective of the prisoner, who pleads with his mother to accept his collect call and forgive him for his mistakes. The song also features a voice message from the mother, who refuses to talk to him and blames him for ruining their lives.

Swimming Pools (Drank) (Bonus Track)

The fifth bonus track is "Swimming Pools (Drank)" (bonus track), which is a shorter version of the original song that appears on the standard edition of the album. The song was released as the lead single from the album on July 31, 2012. The song is a dark and introspective exploration of alcoholism and peer pressure. The song features Lamar rapping about his conflicted relationship with alcohol, as he tries to cope with his inner demons and external influences.

Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)

The last bonus track is "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" (remix), which features Jay-Z and was released on March 18, 2013. The song is a remix of the second single from the album, which was released on November 27, 2012. The song is a defiant statement of self-confidence and artistic integrity. The song features Lamar and Jay-Z rapping about their status and c481cea774

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