Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American hip hop business. Compton, owed Lamar Top Dawg Aftermath and Interscope, is a cause.
He was a straight-A student at Centennial High School in Compton. He also attended McNair Elementary and Vanguard Learning Center in the Compton Unified School District.
On March 4, 2016, Lamar released a compilation album Untitled Unmastered, containing eight untitled tracks, each dated. Lamar later confirmed that the tracks were unfinished demos from the recording of To Pimp a Butterfly. The compilation album debuted atop the US Billboard 200.
In 2013, he appeared in the music video of Eminem‘s Berzerk, and The Lonely Island’s Yolo.
He signed with the indie record label “Top Dawg Entertainment” in 2004.
At the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, he won five awards, including “Album of the Year” and “Lyricist of the Year.”
He is also a member of the West Coast hip-hop supergroup, Black Hippy. The other members of Black Hippy are rappers Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock.
DAMN. won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music, making Lamar the first non-jazz or classical artist to win the award. In collecting his award on May 30, 2018, new Pulitzer administrator Dana Canedy, the first woman and African American to lead the organization, told him: "Congratulations, looks like we're both making history this year."
He started his professional singing career in 2003 but gained recognition after releasing his fourth mixtape “Overly Dedicated” in 2010.
Kendrick appeared in a short documentary film “Lennon or McCartney” (2014) and “The Hip-Hop Fellow” (2014).
Height : 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Weight : 66 kg or 145.5 pounds