Kendrick Lamar raps on top of downtown LA street light for 'Alright' video

Kendrick Lamar shot part of his video for 'Alright' from his third studio album, 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' at Figueroa and 11th streets in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, May 28, 2015. (Courtesy of Alexandra Novak)

Rapper Kendrick Lamar braved great heights in downtown Los Angeles Thursday while filming his music video for his new song "Alright."

The rapper mounted a street light at Figueroa and 11th streets, near L.A. Live.

The track, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams, is from his third studio album "To Pimp a Butterfly," which was released in March.

Lamar was suspended by cables from an overhead crane. A release date for the video has not been set.

The two-time Grammy Award winner, who was born and raised in Compton, was recognized for his charitable work earlier this month by the California Senate.
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