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Why Kendrick’s Pulitzer win matters

Matt Hooke, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 27, 2018

For the first time in the prestigious award’s 75-year history, a non-jazz or classical recording won the Pulitzer Prize for Music on April 16. In a shocking victory, Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN” beat...

Untitled but inspiring

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter March 18, 2016

Kendrick Lamar never stops working. After releasing his breakout album “good kid, m.A.A.d City,” he began working on his next album. “To Pimp a Butterfly” was released in 2015, earning him awards...

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards focus on performances

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter February 19, 2016

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards were held last Monday in Los Angeles, California. Dubbed “Music’s Biggest Night,” the GRAMMYs celebrated the best (and the most popular) in the industry from the last...

Kendrick Lamars latest album, released out of nowhere last week, explores issues of race in America and show off the rappers non-mainstream style.

Kendrick Lamar unleashes artistic metamorphosis with “To Pimp A Butterfly”

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter March 27, 2015

In many ways, Kendrick Lamar’s second masterwork, “To Pimp A Butterfly,” is the antithesis of the modern rap album. Clocking in at a sprawling hour and 19 minutes in length and featuring very few...

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