Kendrick Lamar on Survivor’s Guilt, White People Saying the N-Word and the Magic of South Africa

Kendrick Lamar has been on one hell of a roll this year. The rapper has received both critical acclaim and commercial success since his studio album debut, Good Kid M.A.A.D City, but 2018 has thrust Lamar fully into the forefront of American pop culture. After winning the Grammy for best rap album and a Pulitzer…

Kendrick Lamar Gets His Pulitzer, but It’s Pulitzer Administrator Dana Canedy Who Is a Prize

There are no acceptance speeches at the Pulitzers. You get your prize. You pose for your photo and you politely exit the stage. Yet there was definitely something different about this year’s award luncheon at Columbia University’s Low Library on Wednesday, where hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar strolled in about 30 or 40…