Friday, 20 April, 2018

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize, underscoring Grammys' latest big mistake

Kendrick Lamar has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music Pulitzer Prize 2018: Guess which huge US music star is first non-classical or jazz WINNER?
Lora Ball | 16 April, 2018, 23:59

The reports sparked the #MeToo movement, a broad pushback against sexual harassment in many industries.

And in a dramatic cultural breakthough, 30-year-old rapper Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer for music in a category long reserved for classical works.

The Times and the Washington Post shared the Pulitzer for national reporting for their coverage of the investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 USA presidential election. It is the first piece of popular music to receive the music award since it was introduced in 1943.

The movie producer's lawyers have said he denies non-consensual sexual contact with anyone.

"Recording released on April 14, 2017, a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life".

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Pulitzers are the most prestigious honour in American journalism.

Lamar has been praised for his deep lyrical content, remarkable live performances and his profound mix of hip-hop, spoken word, jazz, soul, funk, poetry and African sounds. The ties fueled Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into alleged Russian attempts to influence the presidential election. The winners were the reporters of the Press Democrat, a newspaper in Santa Rosa, California, for their coverage of the state's deadly wildfires.

The winners are being revealed Monday afternoon at Columbia University.

Kendrick Lamar will now has a Pulitzer Prize to go with all his Grammy Awards. The Compton rapper has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize.

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