Update: Pulitzer-winning author Michael Chabon has annotated a lyric from the track ("So why did I weep when Trayvon Martin was in the street?/ When gang banging make me kill a nigga blacker than me?/ Hypocrite!") on Genius. Here's what he had to say:

"In this final couplet, Kendrick Lamar employs a rhetorical move akin to--and in its way even more devastating than--Common's move in the last line of "I Used to Love H.E.R.": snapping an entire lyric into place with a surprise revelation of something hitherto left unspoken. In "H.E.R.", Common reveals the identity of the song's "her"--hip hop itself--forcing the listener to re-evaluate the entire meaning and intent of the song. Here, Kendrick Lamar reveals the nature of the enigmatic hypocrisy that the speaker has previously confessed to three times in the song without elaborating: that he grieved over the murder of Trayvon Martin when he himself has been responsible for the death of a young black man. Common's "her" is not a woman but hip hop itself; Lamar's "I" is not (or not only) Kendrick Lamar but his community as a whole. This revelation forces the listener to a deeper and broader understanding of the song's "you", and to consider the possibility that "hypocrisy" is, in certain situations, a much more complicated moral position than is generally allowed, and perhaps an inevitable one."

Fresh from his Grammy victory, Kendrick Lamar is back with a new song.

'The Blacker the Berry' finds Lamar in a slightly darker place, spitting rhymes about racial equality and generational hatred over a Boi-1da-production. It also features one hell of a hook from Assassin.

This is the Lamar we like. It's not going to be used by a "brand". It hits hard.

"I'm the biggest hypocrite of 2015 / Once I finish this, witnesses will convey just what I mean / I mean, it's evident that I'm irrelevant to society / That's what you're telling me, penitentiary would only hire me."