WATCH: #KendrickLamar ACCEPTS his #PulitzerPrize! [vid]

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We are so THRILLED for Kendrick Lamar!  In a GROUNDBREAKING moment,  Lamar accepted the Pulitzer Prize for MUSIC!

WATCH the historic moment HERE!

http://content.jwplatform.com/players/Wojp3e1L-RTgEGJrS.html

The distinction made the Lamar the first non-classical or jazz artist to receive the honor in HISTORY!

In an introduction that echoed the Pulitzer board’s original announcement, the presenter called DAMN., Lamar’s fourth LP, as a “virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African American life.”

Pulitzer prize recipients don’t make acceptance speeches. This is a tidbit of info I wasn’t aware of.

Lamar, seated at a table with CBS News anchor Gayle King, did however make a brief comment on the Pulitzer Facebook live video. “It’s an honor … I’ve been writing my whole life, so to get this type of recognition – it’s beautiful.”


ANOTHER huge congratulations to Kendrick Lamar and his WHOLE team! We tip our hat to you and continue to CHANGE and CREATE for the CULTURE!

www.TheGamutt.com

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