Bing Search

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar
Born: Jun 17, 1987 in Compton, CA
User rating: 
2 Ratings
Rate this artist:
Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the rare artists who has achieved critical and commercial success while earning the respect and support of those who inspired him. A native of Compton, California, Lamar originally rapped as K. Dot and released a series of mixtapes under ...Read full biography
Section.80
Released: 2011
Label: Top Dawg
Critics' Rating:
Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Released: 2012
Label: Aftermath
Critics' Rating:
Hip-hop debuts don't come much more "highly anticipated" than Kendrick Lamar's. A series of killer mixtapes displayed his talent for thought-provoking street lyrics delivered with an attention-grabbing ...Read full review
Drake, Beyonce, Jay Z lead at BET Awards
Jun 29, 7:14 AM EST
Top nominee Drake, Nicki Minaj, Robin Thicke to perform at BET Awards; Beyonce, Jay Z up for 5
Review: Ab-Soul continues strong run for Top Dawg
Jun 25, 9:16 AM EST
Music Review: Rapper Ab-Soul continues strong run of albums for Top Dawg artists
Shooting involving rapper likely not random
Jun 21, 10:03 AM EST
Authorities say shooting involving rapper ScHoolboy Q in Colorado likely not random
SUV carrying rapper ScHoolboy Q is fired on; he's unhurt
Jun 20, 2:09 PM EST
Authorities: Rapper ScHoolboy Q was in SUV fired on after Colorado concert but wasn't injured
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans