Kendrick Lamar Has Won A Pulitzer Prize For DAMN.

Congrats to Kendrick Lamar, who became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer! More specifically, Kendick won the award for his latest album ‘DAMN.’ Pulitzer Administrator Dana Canedy calls the album “a virtuosic song collection unified by his vernacular, authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.” The prize comes with money, too! $15,000.

 

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