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Kendrick Lamar

Singer-songwriter and Rapper Kendrick Lamar
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Full Name: Kendrick Lamar Duckworth
Profession: Singer-songwriter and Rapper

United States of America

Why Famous: Labelled the "new king of hip hop" Kendrick Lamar has won 12 Grammy awards and in 2018 became the first rapper to win the Pulitzer prize for Music for his album "Damn", marking a significant milestone for the music genre.

Born: June 17, 1987
Birthplace: Compton, California, USA
Age: 33 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 2017-04-14 Kendrick Lamar releases his fourth studio album "Damn" (2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music)
  • 2018-04-16 Kendrick Lamar is the first rapper and non-classical or jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize for music with his album "Damn"