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Watch Kendrick Lamar and Don Chaedle's Epic Rap Battle in 'DNA' Music Video

April 19, 2017 (3:17 am) GMT
The Nabil and Little Homies-directed clip features the 51-year-old actor lip-syncing Lamar and being engaged in a back-and-forth rap fest with the Compton rapper.
Watch Kendrick Lamar and Don Chaedle's Epic Rap Battle in 'DNA' Music Video

apparently had a quite busy weekend. Following the release of his latest effort "" on Friday, April 14 and his Coachella headlining set on Sunday, April 16, he has now released a music video for a track titled "DNA" off "DAMN". The nearly-five-minute clip features actor rapping like Lamar.

The video begins with Cheadle coming into an interrogation room in which Lamar is handcuffed to a table. The actor walks slowly to Lamar, saying, "Kendrick Lamar. Two first names, huh? The f**k is up with that?" He then adds, "You know what DNA stands for? Dead N***a Association."

Lamar stays quiet until Cheadle tries to switch the lie detector machine on. Like a possessed man, the actor suddenly channels Lamar and barks the bars of "DNA", and he is soon involved in a rap battle with the real Lamar. The two spit verses back-and-forth before Chaedle un-cuffs Lamar from the table. Lamar then pats the "" actor on the shoulder, saying, "Another dead n***a association." Cheadle then passes out, and Lamar walks away.

Once he breaks free, the 29-year-old spitter rocks a Kung Fu outfit and meets his homies outside, including rapper . "Tell me somethin'/ You motherf**kas can't tell me nothin'/ I'd rather die than to listen to you/ My DNA not for information/ Your DNA an abomination," Lamar raps about his superior DNA. "This how it is when you're in the Matrix/ Dodgin' bullets, reapin' what you sow/ And stackin' up the footage, livin' on the go/ And sleepin' in a villa."



"DNA" is the second track off "DAMN" which gets a music video following the clip for lead single "Humble" which was released last March.

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