HiiiPoWeR

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"HiiiPoWeR"
Single by Kendrick Lamar
from the album Section.80
ReleasedApril 12, 2011
FormatDigital download
Recorded2010
GenreHip hop, conscious hip hop
Length4:41
LabelTop Dawg Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Kendrick Lamar, Herbert Stevens, Jermaine Cole
Producer(s)J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar singles chronology
"HiiiPoWeR"
(2011)
"Hood Gone Love It"
(2011)
"HiiiPoWeR"
(2011)
"Hood Gone Love It"
(2011)
Music video
"HiiiPOWER" at YouTube

"HiiiPoWeR" is the debut single by Kendrick Lamar. It is a conscious hip hop song. It was released in April 2011 through Top Dawg Entertainment. It was a promotional single that was produced by J.Cole. Its lyrics make references to African-American activists such as Martin Luther King and are about racism and the media. HiiiPoWeR was the only single realeased out of the album Section.80. The reason why the title has 3 ‘i’s is because it stands for Honor, Respect and Heart according to Lamar. Lamar was influenced by Thug Life, a hip hop group led by Tupac Shakur.