As mom used to tell me, the best things in life are worth waiting for. The 2015 Album of the Year Tournament Crowning of the Champion is no exception, and I am happy to announce that we have our results. After careful consideration and several rounds of voting, your 2015 AOTY Winner is……….
TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY – KENDRICK LAMAR
Capturing the zeitgeist of racial tension and the Black Lives Matter Movement in 2015, it is only fitting that Kendrick Lamar’s unapologetically black masterpiece comes out on top in such a competitive field. To get a more in-depth look, check out this review our very own Bo Kennedy did right after the album dropped.
With that being said, it’s time for Run the Jewels to step aside and make room for Kendrick Lamar in WRVU’s pantheon of AOTY champions!