A drizzly Sunday morning in Compton, the sky an un-California-ish gray. Into the parking lot of a local hamburger stand pulls a chromed-out black Mercedes SUV, driven by year-old Kendrick Lamar , arguably the most talented rapper of his generation. There are a half-dozen guys from the neighborhood waiting to meet him: L, Turtle, G-Weed. Look how fucking big he is! Lamar grew up just six blocks from here, in a little blue three-bedroom house at th St. Across the street is the Louisiana Fried Chicken where he used to get the three-piece meal with fries and lemonade; over there is the Rite Aid where he walked to buy milk for his little brothers. Lamar may be a two-time Grammy winner with a platinum debut executive-produced by Dr.
Kendrick Lamar family members
Who Is Kendrick Lamar?
Kenneth Duckworth Jr older brother , Kayla Duckworth younger sister and two more younger brothers. Whitney earns her living as a makeup artist. Recently, she has made a pause in her career and went on maternity leave. Kendrick and Whitney welcomed their first child in July But US Weekly reported that Whitney gave birth to a healthy baby girl in summer this year. Kenny Duckworth is proud of his son, about which he announced through his account on Twitter. He was raised in Robert Taylor Homes, located in the southern part of Chicago.
Duckworth grew up in a high-crime area of Compton, where, ironically, his parents had moved to escape a violent milieu in Chicago. He began writing rhymes as a young teenager, and he released his first mixtape, Youngest Head Nigga in Charge , under the name K. The music impressed Anthony Tiffith, head of the newly formed record label Top Dawg Entertainment, and he signed the musician. Duckworth put out two more mixtapes as K. In Lamar signed with Dr. Lamar was nominated for seven Grammy Awards , including best album and best new artist, but failed to win. In Lamar released To Pimp a Butterfly , which was a huge success. The album broke a Spotify record—being streamed more than 9. In March Lamar unexpectedly released a new album, untitled unmastered , consisting of eight tracks that he described as unfinished demos. In addition, DAMN.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth born June 17, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Since his debut into the mainstream with Good Kid, M. D City , Lamar has been regarded as one of the most influential artists of his generation, as well as one of the greatest rappers and lyricists of all time. Raised in Compton, California , Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot , releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg Entertainment. He began to gain recognition in after his first retail release, Overly Dedicated. The following year, he independently released his first studio album, Section. By that time, he had amassed a large online following and collaborated with several prominent hip hop artists. Lamar's major label debut album, Good Kid, M. D City , was released in to critical acclaim. His third album To Pimp a Butterfly incorporated elements of funk , soul , jazz , and spoken word.