Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Born and raised in Compton, California, he 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 (TDE). He began to gain recognition in 2010, after his first retail release, Overly Dedicated. The following year, Lamar independently released his first studio album, Section.80, which included his debut single, "HiiiPoWeR". By that time, he had amassed a large Internet following and collaborated with several prominent artists in the hip hop industry, including The Game, Busta Rhymes and Snoop Dogg.
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Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada
The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, US
United Center in Chicago, US
Pepsi Center in Denver, US
Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, US
Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada
Oracle Arena in Oakland, US
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, US
Staples Center in Los Angeles, US
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Brooklyn Loves Trap Music Kendrick Lamar brought back The DAMN. Tour to The Barclays Center for the venue’s second show last night. During the show, K.Dot and supporting act, Travi$ Scott brought out 2 Chainz as their surprise guest for a live…
via Rap Radar at July 24, 2017
“I am forever grateful,” the TDE rapper wrote in a note to fans.
via The Fader at July 24, 2017
Back in 2006, singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik surprised the musical theater world when he wrote one of the most revolutionary scores of the...
via Billboard at July 24, 2017
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