Happy Birthday Kendrick Lamar: Today, June 17, is the birthday of Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, who turns 33.
Birthday wishes are in order as our favorite Top Dawg Entertainment star has turned 33 years old
a Compton-born rapper Celebrating one of Hip-Hop's Best Writers. There’s no denying that Kendrick Lamar is one of the greatest artists of our generation his music and cultural activism, has had a profound impact on the world around us.
Since the start of the decade, Kendrick has been credited with being one of, if not the, best rappers of this generation. Kendrick’s jazz and funk inspired take on Hip Hop comes with a level of integrity reminiscent of the old school. His sociopolitical and racial themes ring true with a era in rap when message was more than materialistic and stand out among today’s most popular hits. It can be said that the level of responsibility he feels as an artists to speak out against injustice in this country is what fuels his success and longevity in an industry riddled with tasteless one-hit-wonders. Regardless of what it may be, what is for sure is that Kendrick Lamar has made it known that he is here to stay until he is unanimously crowned the king of rap.