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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar
Born: Jun 17, 1987 in Compton, CA
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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
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Released: 2011
Label: Top Dawg
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Released: 2012
Label: Aftermath
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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
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