Artist Name: Kendrick Lamar

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Kendrick LamarKendrick Lamar (born Kendrick Lamar Duckworth June 17, 1987) is a rapper from Compton, California. He is also a member of the hip-hop supergroup Black Hippy collective along with members Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q. His music is largely influenced by the works of 2Pac, Jay-Z, Nas, DMX, The Notorious B.I.G., Mos Def, Eazy-E and Eminem.

He began to gain major recognition in 2010 after his first retail release, Overly Dedicated. The following year, Lamar independently released his first studio album Section.80, which included his debut single, "HiiiPoWeR". By that time, he had amassed a large Internet following and collaborated with several artists in the hip hop industry, including The Game, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne and Drake.

Lamar secured a major-label record deal with Aftermath and Interscope Records, in 2012. His major-label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was released in October 2012 to critical success. The record contained the top 40 singles "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe", and "Poetic Justice". It debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Lamar won his first Grammy Award for "i", lead single from his critical acclaimed third album To Pimp a Butterfly (2015). The album drew on free jazz, funk, soul, and spoken word, debuted atop the charts in the U.S. and the UK, and won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album at the 58th ceremony. In 2016, Lamar released untitled unmastered., a collection of unreleased demos that originated during the recording sessions for Butterfly.

Lamar has received a number of accolades over the course of his career, including seven Grammy Awards. In early 2013, MTV named Lamar the number one "Hottest MC in the Game", on their annual list. Time named Lamar one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.

Lamar's fourth album, DAMN. was released April 17, 2017 to widespread critical acclaim. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, earning Lamar his third consecutive number one album in the United States. The album was supported by the lead single, "Humble.".

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Backseat Freestyle - Kendrick Lamar

Backseat Freestyle

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King Kunta - Kendrick Lamar

King Kunta

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HUMBLE. - Kendrick Lamar

HUMBLE.

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Poetic Justice - Kendrick Lamar

Poetic Justice

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A.D.H.D - Kendrick Lamar

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Swimming Pools (Drank) - Kendrick Lamar

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i - Kendrick Lamar

i

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Alright - Kendrick Lamar

Alright

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The Art of Peer Pressure - Kendrick Lamar

The Art of Peer Pressure

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DNA. - Kendrick Lamar

DNA.

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m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar

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Money Trees - Kendrick Lamar

Money Trees

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good kid - Kendrick Lamar

good kid

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Hol' Up - Kendrick Lamar

Hol' Up

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ELEMENT. - Kendrick Lamar

ELEMENT.

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The Blacker the Berry - Kendrick Lamar

The Blacker the Berry

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Wesley's Theory - Kendrick Lamar

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u - Kendrick Lamar

u

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These Walls - Kendrick Lamar

These Walls

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YAH. - Kendrick Lamar

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All The Stars (with SZA) - Kendrick Lamar

All The Stars (with SZA)

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Hood Politics - Kendrick Lamar

Hood Politics

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LOYALTY. FEAT. RIHANNA. - Kendrick Lamar

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Momma - Kendrick Lamar

Momma

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Institutionalized - Kendrick Lamar

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BLOOD. - Kendrick Lamar

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LOVE. FEAT. ZACARI. - Kendrick Lamar

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Rigamortus - Kendrick Lamar

Rigamortus

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PRIDE. - Kendrick Lamar

PRIDE.

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FEEL. - Kendrick Lamar

FEEL.

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HiiiPower - Kendrick Lamar

HiiiPower

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LUST. - Kendrick Lamar

LUST.

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Ronald Reagan Era - Kendrick Lamar

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Fear. - Kendrick Lamar

Fear.

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For Free? - Interlude - Kendrick Lamar

For Free? - Interlude

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GOD. - Kendrick Lamar

GOD.

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Chapter Six - Kendrick Lamar

Chapter Six

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DUCKWORTH. - Kendrick Lamar

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Mortal Man - Kendrick Lamar

Mortal Man

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Compton - Kendrick Lamar

Compton

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Ignorance Is Bliss - Kendrick Lamar

Ignorance Is Bliss

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XXX. FEAT. U2. - Kendrick Lamar

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