Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar
Born: June 17, 1987
in Compton
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is often cited as one of the most influential rappers of his generation. Aside from his solo career, he is also a member of the hip hop supergroup Black Hippy alongside his former Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) labelmates Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, and Schoolboy Q. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K.Dot, releasing a mixtape titled Y.H.N.I.C. (Hub City Threat Minor of the Year) that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label TDE. He began to gain recognition in 2010 after his first retail release, Overly Dedicated. The following year, he independently released his first studio album, Section.80, which...
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Award

  • 2019
    Grammy Award
    • Best Rap Performance
  • 2018
    Pulitzer Prize
    • Music
    Grammy Award
    • Best Rap Performance
  • 2016
    Grammy Award
    • Best Melodic Rap Performance
    Grammy Award
    • Best Rap Performance
  • 2015
    Grammy Award
    • Best Rap Song
    Grammy Award
    • Best Rap Performance
  • 2013
    BET Award
    • Best Collaboration
    BET Award
    • Best New Artist

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