Kendrick Lamar has won a Pulitzer Award for DAMN.
Compton legend Kendrick Lamar has made history by becoming the first ever rapper to win a Pulitzer prize. Lamar is the first non jazz or classical artist the award for Music.
The board awarded him for his DAMN album, calling it “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African American life.” DAMN has already won a Grammy for Best Rap album.
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