Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter who was born and raised in Compton, California.
His major label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was released in 2012 by TDE, Aftermath and Interscope Records which slingshot him to the top of the charts and can be accredited for his continuous success. It debuted at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart and later went platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Lamar’s incredible talents have earned him a number of accolades throughout his career, including seven Grammy Awards. In early 2013, MTV named Lamar the number one “Hottest MC in the Game”, on their annual list.
Lamar has recently dropped his newest album ‘Damn’ which is creating waves all over. Kendrick Lamar never ceases to amaze his fans and continues to take the music industry by storm.