The rapper takes his debut album good kid, m.A.A.d city on the road for dates in England in January 2013.
"The coolest s**t to say used to be the gangsta s**t," Lamar said of his material.
"But now, the real cool s**t to talk about is supporting your family."
Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 26 at 9am and are priced at £17.50 and £22.50/£30 in London.
The full tour dates are as follows:
- January 17 - HMV Ritz Manchester
- January 18 - HMV Institute Birmingham
- January 19 - O2 Academy Bristol
- January 20 - indigO2, London
Lady GaGa recently revealed that she rejected a collaboration with Lamar called 'Partynauseous', because she was "not willing to compromise musically to the changes his team was making to my music".
Watch the Kendrick Lamar 'Swimming Pools (Drank)' music video below: