Kendrick Lamar Receives Award For Pulitzer Prize [WATCH]

Kendrick Lamar Receives Award For Pulitzer Prize [WATCH]

INDIO, CA - APRIL 13: Kendrick Lamar performs onstage with SZA during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 13, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella)

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Kendrick Lamar celebrated a huge win when news was revealed last month he was being honored with the Pulitzer Prize. Now, the ceremony takes place at Columbia University in Manhattan, New York, as the Los Angeles rapper receives the highly-coveted medal for his fourth studio album, DAMN. K. Dot serves as the first non-jazz, non-classical artist to receive the award in Pulitzer history. Shared on Facebook Live, Kendrick states, “It’s an honor. I’ve been writing my whole life, so to get this type of recognition. It’s beautiful.” Skip to the 52-minute mark to see it all go down!

LIVE from Columbia University in the City of New York! The awards ceremony is starting now.

Posted by Pulitzer Prizes on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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