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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.



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