KendricK Lamar Complete Biography
KENDRICK LAMAR DUCKWORTH
DATE OF BIRTH
17 JUNE 1987
145 LBS (66KG)
US 10,EU 43,UK 9.5
RAPPER, SONGWRITER,RECORD PRODUCER AND ACTOR
BABY KEEM AND NICK YOUNG
CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
McNair Elementry and Vanguard
75 MILLION DOLLARS
WHO IS KENDRICK LAMAR?
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born on 17 June 1987 in Compton, California, United States. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He is best known for his rap songs called “HUMBLE”, “GOOD KID”, AND “MAD CITY”. His songs were hitting back in 2012 and 2015. He has won over 13 Grammys. Kendrick Lamar is a Humble, hard-working and enthusiastic person.He is known for the best rapper in his generation. He wanted to be a rapper from his childhood.
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Kendrick Lamar was born to Kenny Duckworth, his father and Paula Oliver, his mother. He was not in a gang, but he was around gang members. His father, Kenny, was a gang disciple. His mother was a singer. His mother gave him the first name in honour of American singer-songwriter Eddie Kendricks of The Temptation. In 1995 when he was only eight years of age, he witnessed his favourite rapper, Tupac and Dr Dre.
Lamar attended McNair Elementry and Vanguard Learning Center in the Compton Unified School District. He was a timid and quiet kid in school, and he was a loner until the age of seven. He graduated from Centennial High school in Compton, where he got a straight-A.
In 2004, when he was only 16 years of age, Lamar released his first rap mixtape titled “Youngest Head Nigga in Charge”. Lamar secured a recording contract with Top Dawg Entertainment TWE, based in Carson, California. Two years later, in 2005, he released another rap mixtape titled Training Day.
In the 2006 and 2007 eras, Lamar would stand alongside west coast rappers, like Jay Rock and Ya Boy. he was also featured in the Game’s songs “The Cypha” and “Cali Niggaz”.
In 2008 Kendrick Lamar received a co-sign from Lil-Wayne. Lamar released his 3rd mixtape in 2009. they were titled “C4”. Later on, Lamar decided to no longer go on the stage with the name of K.Dot, and he used to go then to stand with his birth name.
In 2010, Lamar, Tech n9ne and Jay Rock toured on The Independent Grind tour. In 2010 Lamar released the song “P&P 1.5” featuring Ab-Soul. At the same date, he released another song under Top Dawg Entertainment, and later on released it for free online.
In one of his songs named “Ignorance is Bliss”, he mentions Gangsta raps and street crime and ends every line with “ignorance is Bliss”. This same song made the hip hop producer Dr Dre want to work with Kendrick Lamar. J.cole helped introduce Kendrick to work with Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg.
Kendrick Lamar has won thirteen Grammy awards. He has surpassed Eminem, Kanye West, Drake and many more. He got a grammy as the best rapper and best rap performance. He also earned the most nomination in a single night at second. Babyface and Michael Jackson hold 12 nominations. He was also nominated for the best rap album and also Album of the year. In 2016 he appeared for the first time on the 100 lists of most influential people. He has won six Billboard Music Awards, seven BET Awards, and nineteen BET Hip Hop Awards.
In 2015, he engaged to his high school girlfriend, and she is a beautician Whitney Alford.
He is a big fan of the football team Los Angeles Rams football team. He appeared in a TV show on an episode of HBO’S channel and a fellow rapper Schoolboy Q.
Lamar converted to Christianity following his friend’s death. He is earnest about his religion. Lamar mentions his faith in his rap song sometimes. He credited all of his fame to god. In one of his interviews in 2014, he said, “I got a greater purpose, God put something in my heart to get across, and that’s what I’m going to focus on, using my voice as an instrument and doing what needs to be done.”. Lamar dressed up as Jesus in Halloween. He voted for Barack Obama because they are good friends.
He has 13 Grammys and millions of albums sold worldwide. Are you wondering what Lamar’s net worth is? According to some google research, his net worth is around a 75million dollars. His first sale was 1.7million units in the United States only. According to Celebrity Networth, Kendrick is the fourth wealthiest rapper globally. The richest is Dr Dre with 500 million dollars, and the second is Eminen with 230 million dollars, the third is Snoop Dogg with 150 million dollars, and the fourth is Kendrick Lamar with 75 million dollars.
He had a net worth of 9 million dollars in 2013; 12 million dollars in 2015; 19 million in 2016; 30 million dollars in 2017; 60 million dollars in 2018. This is all from the rapping careers, partnerships, brand dealings etc.