Kendrick Lamar received the “Pulitzer”
Rapper Kendrick Lamar for the album “DAMN” won the Pulitzer prize.
According to the jury, this album reflects the complexity of African American life.
They also noted the lyrical content of Lamar’s music. And the combination of hip-hop, rap, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African sounds into his songs.
Congratulations to @kendricklamar, @dangerookipawaa and @Interscope! #Pulitzer pic.twitter.com/fFQBYnoW9F
— The Pulitzer Prizes (@PulitzerPrizes) 16 APR 2018
According to the Associated Press, the first non-classical or jazz work, has won the award.
Previously, Kendrick Lamar became the winner of the musical award Brit Awards.
The performer became the winner in the nomination “Best international artist”.
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