Happy 32nd Birthday to one of the greatest artists of this generation, Kendrick Lamar.
On this day in 1987, Kendrick Lamar was born.
The multi-talented Kendrick Lamar.
Today we celebrate the birthday of Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, who was born in 1987.
Popularly known as Kendrick Lamar, he is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer, who is said to be the most successful artist of his generation.
His career began when he was a teenager, when he referred to himself as K-Dot. He began to gain recognition in 2010, after his first retail release.
Lamar’s major label debut album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, was released in 2012.
He has received many accolades over the course of his career, including thirteen Grammy Awards.
In early 2013, MTV named him the “Hottest MC in the Game”, on their annual list. He was also part of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.
One of his albums became the first non-classical and non-jazz album to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music.
Other celebrities who were born on this day are tennis player, Venus Williams and actor, Will Forte.