Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer prize

Kendrick Lamar remporte un prix Pulitzer

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With his album, DAMN., rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer prize, 2018 for the category “music”.

This is the first time that the recipient of the prestigious honour is not from classical music or jazz.

The organization of the Pulitzer prize, describes the opus of Lamar as “a collection of songs from a virtuoso,” and adds that it offers “multiple points of view on the complexity of modern life afro-american”.

This work of the rapper from california has also been rewarded at the recent Grammy Awards for “best rap album”.

 

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