Lamar performing at the Pitchfork Music Festival in July 2012
|Birth name||Kendrick Lamar Duckworth|
|Also known as||K Dot|
June 17, 1987 |
Compton, California, U.S.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987), better known as simply Kendrick Lamar, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is from Compton, California. He is best known for his albums Section.80, g.o.o.d kidd, M.A.A.D. city, 'To Pimp a Butterfly and most recently DAMN. He has also released several mixtapes.
In October 2013 Lamar won five awards at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards. He performed "Money Trees" at the show.
Lamar did eighteen concerts with Kanye West as part of West's October-December 2013 Yeezus Tour.
References[change | change source]
- "Kendrick Lamar Duckworth". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
- "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1264): 26. Jun 21, 2013.
- Markman, Rob (September 8, 2011). "Freddie Gibbs, Kendrick Lamar Explain #1 Rule Of Ghostwriting". MTV. Retrieved May 7, 2013.