Kendrick Lamar has been awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music. The album becomes the first piece of music that is not Classical or Jazz to take home the prestigious honor that started 101 years ago in the fields of literature, journalism, and music composition.
People showed vast excitement for Kendrick and offered their sincerest congratulations to the artist.
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The 30-year-old's fourth studio album, which was released in April 2017, features 14 tracks, including "HUMBLE".
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The Pulitzer prize is best known for recognising U.S. journalism, but it also gives awards for books, poetry and music.
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