The 26-year-old Compton rapper opened up the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday night (April 1) with a rousing performance of Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre's timeless ode to the Golden State. The song hold a special place in Kendrick’s heart for many reasons, but mainly because he was on set for the “California Love” music video when he was just 7 years old! Talk about street cred.
The Grammy-nominated rapper also performed his single m.A.A.d city for the crowd, and everyone was feeling it — from RiRi to Blake Shelton! Check out the video below.