Rapper Kendrick Lamar perceived a Pulitzer Prize for Music on Monday for his critically acclaimed 2017 manuscript “DAMN.,” creation him a primary non-classical or jazz artist to ever win a award.
Final yr’s esteem within a category went to composer Dun Yu’s manuscript “Angel’s Bone,” and a prior a series of many years of awards within a category have mostly left to instrumental LPs.
Lamar’s “DAMN.,” Billboard’s best-selling manuscript of 2017, unnoticed out within a manuscript of a yr category on a 2018 Grammy Awards to Bruno Mars’ “24ok Magic.”
The Pulitzer web site described Lamar’s work with a subsequent entry:
“Recording launched on Apr 14, 2017, a virtuosic balance collection one by a vernacular flawlessness and rhythmic impetus that gives inspiring vignettes capturing a complexity of contemporary African-American life.”
Hearken to “DAMN.” beneath: