This Day in History

On April 16, 2018, rapper Kendrick Lamar makes history by becoming the first non-classical or jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album “DAMN.” Lamar’s groundbreaking achievement, recognized for its lyrical depth, innovative production, and social commentary, highlights the growing influence and artistic legitimacy of hip-hop as a genre and solidifies Lamar’s status as one of the most influential artists of his generation.