• Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN' Is The First Non-Classical, Non-Jazz Pulitzer Prize Winner In History

    7 monthes ago - By Newsweek

    DAMN is the first hip-hop or contemporary music of any style to win the award.
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  • Pulitzer Prizes award reporters who detailed sexual assault in Hollywood

    7 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Kendrick Lamar also won the Pultizer Prize for music - a first for a non-classical or jazz artist
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  • Why Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer Win Is So Historic

    7 monthes ago - By MTV

    Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for music.
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  • Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music

    7 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    Rapper Kendrick Lamar wrapped up a Pultizer Prize win - and made history in the process.
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  • Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Damn'

    7 monthes ago - By ABC News

    The disc is the first nonclassical or jazz album ever to win the prestigious honor.
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  • Kendrick Lamar Becomes the First Rapper to Win the Pulitzer Music Prize

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Kendrick Lamar won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in music for his album DAMN., making him the first non-jazz or classical artist to win the prize.
    The awards were announced on Monday, with the Pulitzer Prize board calling the album “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.”
    Congratulations to kendricklamar , dangerookipawaa and Interscope! Pulitzer pic.twitter.com/fFQBYnoW9F
    - The Pulitzer Prizes April 16, 2018
    Lamar's sharp, playful, complex, socially...
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  • Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer, cracking a barrier hip-hop's never hurdled

    Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer, cracking a barrier hip-hop's never hurdled

    7 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    Kendrick Lamar has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his 2017 album DAMN. , the organization announced Monday.
    It is the first time in the roughly 40-year history of hip-hop that the Pulitzer committee has recognized anyone from that essentially African-American cultural contribution, which has long since conquered the world far beyond the city that birthed it but still provokes spastic, ignorant fright-twitches from much of the white power structure of its home country. But by its nature, DAMN .'s recognition serves also to partially canonize a long list of other black men and...
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  • Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For 'DAMN.'

    7 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Kendrick Lamar is the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the Pulitzer Prize
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  • Compton native Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music

    7 monthes ago - By ABC

    Rapper Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN." has won the Pulitzer Prize for music. It's the first non-classical or jazz work to win the award.
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  • Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

    Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW YORK - Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed classical acts who don't live on the pop charts....
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  • Kendrick Lamar just became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music

    Kendrick Lamar just became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music on Monday for his critically acclaimed 2017 album, "DAMN."
    Lamar is the first rap artist to ever win the award, which has historically been dominated by classical and jazz music.
    Rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music on Monday for his critically acclaimed 2017 album "DAMN.," making him the first rap artist to ever win an award historically dominated by classical and jazz music.
    Last year's prize in the category went to composer Dun Yu's album "Angel's Bone," and the past several decades of awards in the category have...
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  • Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize

    Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize

    7 monthes ago - By New York Post

    "DAMN." is the first non-classical or jazz work to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
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  • Kendrick Lamar Wins Historic Pulitzer Prize in Music for Damn

    7 monthes ago - By Slate

    Get ready for Kendrick Lamar's next brag track, because the rapper just won the Pulitzer Prize for Music with his album Damn. Honorees were announced Monday at the Columbia School of Journalism, as the Prizes also live-streamed and tweeted the results. This Pulitzer has historically gone to classical or jazz music, so it's a pleasant surprise to see it awarded to Lamar, who also won Best Rap Album at the Grammys for Damn.
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  • Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize

    7 monthes ago - By Pitchfork

    DAMN. wins the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music
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  • The Latest: Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer prize for ‘DAMN'

    7 monthes ago - By National Post

    NEW YORK - The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes :
    3:10 p.m.
    Rapper Kendrick Lamar's “DAMN.” has won the Pulitzer Prize for music. It's the first non-classical or jazz work to win the award.
    The Pulitzer board on Monday called the album a work that captures the complexity of African-American life.
    Lamar has been praised and lauded for his deep lyrical content, remarkable live performances, and his profound mix of hip-hop, spoken word, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African sounds.
    His major-label albums “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” “To Pimp a Butterfly” and “DAMN.” became works of art, with Lamar...
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