You never heard peace 'til you hear people scream
Your name in unison,

from Kendrick Lamar (Ft. Mary J. Blige) – Now or Never Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Being on stage with the crowd screaming and cheering for him is peaceful. He’s doing what he loves and it makes him at peace. He finally made it.

The concept of tranquility and ‘peace’ cannot be understood without knowing the feeling of pain and suffering;‘til you hear people scream’ He’s saying you can only appreciate peace and joy after you’ve been through a life of hardship like he has. He touches on the subject of something not being able to exist without its opposite.

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