Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize

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Kendrick Lamar has just won a Pulitzer Prize for his album “Damn.,” which was announced Monday (April 16) afternoon.

Although there hasn't been much released regarding Kendrick winning the award by the organization, it is clear that the impact he's had on hip-hop, music, and culture is reason enough for him to receive the award. Throughout his musical career, each of his albums has shown great progress. Aside from that, his words/lyrics reflecting his upbringing, the black experience in America, hip-hop’s history and legacy, stardom and countless other topics are definitive factors that contributed to the success he's had.

Being that Lamar has contributed so much to Hip-Hop and the culture, many have taken to social media to show their support and congratulate Kendrick on achieving such accomplishment. Check out the posts down below.

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authentic, prolific, humble and PULITZER recipient!! @kendricklamar pretty fckn great!!!

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For the culture! #DAMN @kendricklamar Pulitzer Prize Winner! First non-jazz or classical album to do it! Keep going, homie! 💪🏾

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