Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is a Compton, California, native who has demonstrated a penchant for mesmerizing lyrical displays and thoughtful songwriting. He originally rapped under the moniker K. Dot and released a series of mixtapes starting in 2003. In 2010, he released O(verly) D(edicated) under his birth name, Kendrick Lamar. He followed up with the acclaimed Section .80 mixtape that earned him a BET Hip Hop Award nomination and shined a light on societal ills and the struggle of Generation Y. But it was his major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city that propelled him into superstardom. Now the Black Hippy comrade is among rap’s elite and believed by many to wear the crown as the hottest MC in the game. 

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Yasiin Bey Performs 'Alright' With Kendrick Lamar at Osheaga Festival

"Mathematics" MC added a fresh set of lyrics to the song's chorus.

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Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar featured on Compton LP.

Kendrick Lamar Wins Again With 'For Free? (Interlude)' Video

TDE MC multiplies in surprise new visual.

Cleveland State Students Protest Police Brutality with Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’

Students broke into chant during Black Lives Matter demonstration.

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Atlanta rapper's third studio album tops Billboard.

Passing the Torch: When Old Meets New

Notable intergenerational collaborations.
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