Lamar is also the most commercially successful artist winning the Pulitzer Prize. This is a prize that is often given to classical musicians who don’t live on charts. Lamar’s DAMN album won a Grammy. According to the Pulitzer Prize jury, this album is a collection of highly qualified songs. It shows the dynamism, rhythm, and capture of the complexities of modern African-American life.
Lamar has received many praises for his lyrical pieces. Live performances associated with political life and a mix of hip hop, speech, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African influences.
Lamar’s songs in these albums write about darkness, street life, police cruelty, perseverance, survival and self-respect. Lamar’s sharp and rapping rap helped him become the voice of the generation and easily the conductor of hip-hop. At the same time, it also conquered the audience not rap fans, from rock to pop and jazz.
Lamar also appeared on the charts. There have been more than 20 songs in the Top 40 hit singles, including the song “Humble” which once took the champion. Lamar’s success earned him 12 Grammy Awards, but all three of his albums failed in the Album of the Year category.
Expressive freedom is the pinnacle of art and Kendrick Lamar embodies that freedom. And yet, the music video of this song is well received by the public. Humble has surpassed 250 million views so far!
This is the perfect combination of K-Dot’s great lyrics and impressive images. They are not surprised that this MV is receiving a lot of attention from fans as well as highly appreciated by professionals.
Experts commented that Kendrick’s debut album Good Kid, MAAD City was heavily influenced by the West Coast Hip Hop and Gangsta Rap in the 90s. Meanwhile, the third album To Pimp a Butterfly brought a lot of sound. Enjoy funk, jazz and soul.
Among them, the legendary Tupac is the most influential person in him, in both music and lifestyle. In addition, some other artists that also influence Kendrick’s music style are Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Mobb Deep.