Kendrick Lamar Kicks Off The Big Steppers Tour In Oklahoma City

Watch Kendrick debut songs from his new double LP.

By Nate Todd Jul 20, 2022 3:10 pm PDT

Kendrick Lamar launched The Big Steppers Tour World Tour in Oklahoma City on Tuesday around his new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. The hip-hop artist offered live debuts of a number of songs from the new double LP along with favorites from his Pulitzer Prize-winning 2017 album DAMN and more.

All told, Kendrick performed 14 of the 19 songs from Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, opening with the record’s first two tracks, “United In Grief” and “N95,” followed by “ELEMENT” off DAMN. The rapper then debuted “Worldwide Steppers,” which marked the first of six complete song premieres including “Father Time,” “Purple Hearts,” “Die Hard,” “Crown” and more. Kendrick also performed a portion of ​​Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ “Auntie Diaries” for the first time.

Along with the new material and the aforementioned “ELEMENT,” Lamar delivered additional DAMN standouts “HUMBLE” and “DNA.” The rapper took it back to his multiple Grammy-winning 2015 LP, To Pimp A Butterfly, with “Alright” as well as his 2012 major label debut, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, with “Money Trees.”

Additionally, Kendrick welcomed his support acts, bringing out Baby Keem to perform their Grammy-winning collaboration “family ties” as well as Tanna Leone for the live debut of “Mr. Morale.” Leone guests on the studio version as well. Following “Mr. Morale,” Kendrick continued with the new record’s “Count Me Out” and “Savior” to wrap up the tour opener.

Watch fan-shot video of the “Worldwide Steppers” and “Father Time” debuts along with the Baby Keem collab below:


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Setlist

Kendrick Lamar at Paycom Center

  • Savior (Interlude)  
  • United in Grief
  • N95
  • ELEMENT.
  • Worldwide Steppers  
  • Backseat Freestyle
  • Rich (Interlude)
  • Rich Spirit
  • HUMBLE.
  • Father Time  
  • m.A.A.d city
  • We Cry Together  
  • Purple Hearts  
  • Alright
  • Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe  
  • Die Hard  
  • LUST.  
  • DNA.
  • Money Trees
  • LOVE.
  • family ties  
  • Mirror
  • LOYALTY.
  • Auntie Diaries  
  • Silent Hill
  • Crown  
  • Mr. Morale  
  • Count Me Out
  • Savior
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