August 8, 2022

Over the weekend, a video went viral of a safety guard crying whereas Kendrick Lamar carried out “LOVE” at his present in Houston. The guard, whose identify is Devyn Sanford, was interviewed by the native Fox TV station after the clip began circulating. “I awoke the following day and it was in all places,” Sanford mentioned. “I’m nonetheless taking all of it in proper now. […] I debated about whether or not to purchase tickets or work the present and I made a decision to work it and it was nonetheless simply as impactful to me.”

“It introduced me again to when the track first got here out. I used to be going via a tumultuous time in my life at that time,” Sanford continued. “The phrases, the gang round me, everybody was screaming and reaching for Kendrick and crying and I sort of like absorbed all people’s feelings. I used to be attempting my finest to carry it collectively and I simply cracked.”

After Lamar’s efficiency at Rolling Loud a pair days later, he was requested concerning the video by child reporter Jazlyn “Jazzy” Guerra. “It’s actually simply concerning the feeling of it. On the finish of the day, previous all of the politics, previous all of the numbers, it’s what music makes you’re feeling, you realize, the way it makes you’re feeling,” Lamar mentioned.

“To see that — and shoutout to him, by the way in which, as a result of I see you bro — I used to be like, ‘man, I ponder what he’s going via,’” he continued. “On the finish of the day that’s the way you need everybody to obtain your music, you realize, make them really feel good, make them really feel like a second they’re hooked up to can dwell perpetually.”

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