Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper to Win Pulitzer Prize
Kendrick Lamar became the first rap artist to win a Pulitzer Prize .
He won for his album "DAMN" on Monday.
The Pulitzer board called the album "a virtuosic song collection" and praised his ability to capture the "complexity of modern African-American life." On top of that high praise, Lamar is the first person to win for any genre of music other than classical or jazz.
The decision to award rapper Kendrick Lamar the Pulitzer Prize for music represents a historic moment for hip-hop and American music, according to two of the music jurors who picked the album DAMN. as.. Source: Wochit Entertainment -
Ever since Kendrick Lamar’s album DAMN was released into the world last April, it has been receiving awards left and right. And now, the album is adding yet another trophy to its long list of.. Source: Clevver News -
Here's Why Kendrick Lamar Won the Pulitzer Prize Billboard spoke to Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy about Lamar’s win for his 2017 album ‘DAMN.’ “The important thing about this is the.. Source: Wibbitz Studio -