Rap Icon Showing Off Nirvana Fandom Will Surprise You


Kendrick Lamar posted a photo of himself wearing a Nirvana Incesticide shirt on Instagram. Check out Lamar and other rapper’s Cobain references below the photo, via Genius.


-“The reason Lauryn Hill don’t sing, or Kurt Cobain” (Kendrick Lamar: “HiiiPower”)

-“Give me vanity, give me Kurt Cobain sanity” (Kendrick Lamar: “Is This Love”)

“The whole world’s gonna owe me an apology, ‘coz I went through this and ain’t blow my brains out like Kurt Cobain” (Tupac)

“Nevermind, I’m Gonna Do What Kurt Did. I’m Going” (Tyler the Creator on Twitter)

-“Black Cobain” (rapper)

-“See I lent my shotgun to Kurt Cobain” (Xzibit: “Enemies & Friends”)

-“Kurt Cobain even good friends” (50 Cent: “A Baltimore Love Thing”)

-“like Kurt Cobain’s suicide” (Game: “My Life”)

-“Disturbed by the fame just like Kurt Cobain” (Talib Kweli: “I Try”)

-“My favorite color is red, like the blood shed from Kurt Cobain’s head, when he shot himself dead” (Eminem: “Cum on Everybody”)

-“A whole generation of kids / Blowin’ out their fuckin’ brains to this Kurt Cobain music” (D12/Eminem: “Devil’s Night”)

-“Get your brains bashed in so bad / You gone have Kurt Cobain asking / To autograph a bloodstained napkin” (Eminem: “Untitled”)

-“… ain’t that much strain, to make me twist my shit like kurt cobain…” (Tha Dogg Pound/Kurupt: “Reality”)

-“Nigga that’s no lie, no joke, no game, no fabrication
Last name must be Cobain” (Fabolous: “Suicide 2”)

-“Now I’ma pull a fuckin’ Jeffrey Dahmer / Now he’s suicidal, just like Nirvana” (Dr. Dre/Ice Cube: “Natural Born Killaz”)

-“That blow your brain Kurt Cobain, that Nirvana shit” (Jay Electronica: “Exhibit A”)

-“So it’s best for those to not overdose on being famous / Most kings get driven so insane / That they try to hit the same vein that Kurt Cobain did” (Jay-Z: “Most Kingz”)

-“Figure I smashed the pumpkin / So I parallel the brains of Cobain” (Public Enemy/Chuck D: “Do You Wanna Go Our Way???”)

-“Cobain, Cobain [gunshot] / She blows my brain” (Lloyd: “Pusha”)

-“Yeah, the whole Bird gang’s in here / Like Kurt Cobain was here” (Juelz Santana: “Dipset”)

-Pastor Troy: “Acid Rain (In Loving Memory of Kurt Cobain)”

-“Kurt [Cobain] changed it up, that’s why it was such a revolution when he committed suicide” (Freddie Gibbs in interview)

-“The whole world was crying when Kurt’s gun went bang” (Insane Clown Posse: “Terrible”)

-“Take a step back, twist and dive / I even seen Kurt Cobain get live” (ICP: “Headless Boogie”)

-“Trained, raw, like Big Daddy Kane / Plus I’m born on the same day as Kurt Cobain” (K-os: “Commandante”)

-“This is crack co-caine, I’m Kurt Co-bain / And I bang like a C-R-I-P, P-I-R-U high you Ima I-V” (Kendrick Lamar: “Night of the Living Junkies”)

-“They say that white phantom look so cocaine / I hop out the suicide lookin’ so Cobain.” (Ryan Leslie/Fabolous: “Addiction”)

-“But it’s all entertainment / Wonder when Cobain blew out his brains, did he blame it” (Lupe Fiasco: “Lupe Back”)

-“Ne me parle pas de travail à la chaîne / Je veux pas finir comme Kurt Cobain” (MC Solaar: “Paradisiaque”)

-“Did Courtney Love kill Kurt Cobain, from close range” (Outsidaz: “Sign of the Power”)

-“House of Pain white, Everlast, Kurt Cobain white” (R.A. The Rugged Man: “Black and White”)