Kendrick Lamar‘s uncooked and highly effective “DAMN.” album has received the Pulitzer Prize for music. It’s the primary non-classical or jazz work to win the award.
The announcement was made Monday.
Lamar has been praised and lauded for his deep lyrical content material, exceptional dwell performances, and his profound mixture of hip-hop, spoken phrase, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African sounds.
His major-label albums — “good child, m.A.A.d metropolis,” ”To Pimp a Butterfly” and “DAMN.” — turned artistic endeavors, with Lamar writing songs about blackness, road life, police brutality, perseverance, survival and self-worth. His piercing raps helped him develop into the voice of the technology, and simply ascend because the chief in hip-hop and cross over to audiences exterior of rap, from rock to pop to jazz.