Pulitzer Prize

  • Kendrick Lamar receives the 2018 Pulitzer prize for music

    Lamar Pulitzer
    Kendrick Lamar has become the first hip-hop act to win a Pulitzer Prize in music for his acclaimed 2017 album DAMN. On Wed., the rapper went to the New York City's Columbia University to receive the distinguished honor and now he is the first person to win a Pulitzer for a hip-hop album.
  • Kendrick Lamar makes history as first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize

    FILE PHOTO: Musician Kendrick Lamar arrives at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California, U.S., August 27, 2017.    REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo
    Lamar's "DAMN" was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize, a history-making first for a rap artist. Lamar is the first person to win a Pulitzer for a hip-hop album and the first person to win a Pulitzer for any music that’s not classical or jazz.