Lollapalooza Spotlight: Kendrick Lamar
Compared to 2pac and signed to Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar is now holding the torch when it comes to west coast hip-hop...
About Kendrick LamarKendrick Lamar is a 26-year-old rapper hailing from Compton, California. After building buzz with a series of mixtapes, Lamar launched himself into stardom in 2011 with his debut album Section.80. His sophomore offering, and first album with a major label, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City was a well-crafted concept album that was widely considered to be one of the best to release in 2012. Since, Kendrick has remained in the spotlight. MTV recently placed Kendrick Lamar in the number one slot on their yearly "Hottest MC In The Game" list, he's made his way around the late-night TV circuit including appearances on Saturday Night Live, Conan and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and is selling out shows across the country. Catch hip-hop's next legend-in-the-making live right here in Chicago when Kendrick Lamar takes the stage at the 2013 Lollapalooza!
Must Hear Song: "Poetic Justice" (Live on SNL)
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Kendrick Lamar @ Lollapalooza
- Kendrick Lamar will be performing on Saturday, August 3rd
- See the full 2013 Lollapalooza lineup here
- Buy 2013 Lollapalooza tickets here
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