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Kendrick Lamar first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize for music

Kendrick Lamar first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize for music
From Al Jazeera - April 17, 2018

Kendrick Lamar has become the first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for music, in what is seen as a cultural milestone.

The historic announcement marks a turning point for the award, which has traditionally gone to classical artists.

Called the "voice of a generation", 30-year-old Kendrick Lamar mixes hip-hop with poetry and political protest.

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