Kendrick Lamar


Kendrick Lamar performing on stage

Kendrick Lamar is an award-winning American rapper and songwriter. His innovative, thought-provoking lyrics and classic Hip-Hop sound have earned him worldwide critical acclaim, and he is notable for working closely with legendary producer Dr Dre.

When was Kendrick Lamar born?

  • He was born on 17th June 1987 in Compton, California.

What is his real name?

  • His real name is Kendrick Lamar Duckworth.

What are Kendrick Lamar's career highlights?

  • Lamar developed a strong passion for music in his early teens and released his first full mixtape at the age of 16.
  • He released his debut album 'Section.80' some years later in 2011.
  • His second album 'good kid, m.A.A.d city' has been his biggest mainstream success.
  • In 2013, he gained huge attention thanks to a verse on Big Sean's 'Control (HOF)'

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