How amazing is this news?
Kendrick Lamar, from Compton California is the first rapper to be honored in music! He was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his album "DAMN" on Monday, April 16.
The Pulitzer Prize website called 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.”
For those of you who are not familiar with what the Pulitzer Prize Award is, here you go.....
"The Pulitzer Prize is an award for an achievement in American journalism, literature, or music. There are thirteen made each year" (Dictionary)