Kendrick Lamar

Compton, California’s lyricist rapper, Kendrick Lamar was born on June 17, 1987. Initially signed to record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), in 2012 the label signed a joint venture with Aftermath and Interscope Records. His debut album in 2012, Good Kid m.A.A.d City went platinum just months after its release. In early 2013, MTV named him, “Hottest MC In the Game.” Kendrick Lamar is one of four members of the TDE supergroup, Black Hippy which includes Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock.