• ‘DAMN.' - Kendrick Lamar wins the Pulitzer Prize for Music

    5 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Kendrick Lamar made music history after earning the Pulitzer Prize for music for his 2017 release DAMN. Lamar is first ever non-classical, non-jazz artist to earn the prize for a contemporary work.
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  • Kendrick Lamar just won a Pulitzer Prize

    Kendrick Lamar just won a Pulitzer Prize

    5 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Kendrick Lamar has become the first non-classical, non-jazz artist to win the Pulitzer Prize for music for his 2017 album DAMN.
    The prize listing describes Lamar's record , which documents the complexities of growing up in his hometown of Compton, as “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.”
    Released almost exactly a year ago and featuring credits from Rihanna, U2, James Blake and jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington , DAMN. has been described as the more...
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  • Kendrick Lamar just became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music

    Kendrick Lamar just became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music on Monday for his critically acclaimed 2017 album, "DAMN."
    Lamar is the first rap artist to ever win the award, which has historically been dominated by classical and jazz music.
    Rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music on Monday for his critically acclaimed 2017 album "DAMN.," making him the first rap artist to ever win an award historically dominated by classical and jazz music.
    Last year's prize in the category went to composer Dun Yu's album "Angel's Bone," and the past several decades of awards in the category have...
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