Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday. It’s the first non-classical or jazz work to win the award. The Pulitzer board called the album a work that captures the complexity of African-American life. Lamar has been praised for his mix of hip-hop, spoken word, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African sounds. He writes songs about blackness, street life, police brutality, perseverance, survival and self-worth.

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Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper To Win Pulitzer Prize For Music

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