Biography

Kendrick Lamar (born June 17, 1987) is a rapper from Compton, California and is a member of Black Hippy collective along with members Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q. His music is largely influenced by the works of 2Pac, Jay-Z, Nas and DMX.

Debuted in 2003 with the Youngest Head Nigga in Charge mixtape as K-Dot, it lead to his signing with TDE. He released the Kendrick Lamar EP in 2009, the critically acclaimed O(verly) D(edicated) mix tape in 2010, a 2011 digital album Section.80, released under Top Dawg Entertainment, and most recently good kid, m.A.A.d city on October 22, 2012.

Edited by Anna-wa on 12 May 2014, 18:57

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Formed in
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