Kendrick Lamar was just named the first rapper to ever receive the Pulitzer Prize for music.
He was awarded this prize for his album “DAMN.” described as “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.”
— The Pulitzer Prizes (@PulitzerPrizes) April 16, 2018
Kendrick Lamar will receive $15,000.
via ABC 13