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Kendrick Lamar"s "DAMN" Is the First Non-Classical, Non-Jazz Pulitzer Prize Winner in History

DAMN is the first hip-hop or contemporary music of any style to win the award......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Becomes the First Rapper to Win the Pulitzer Music Prize

Previous winners have been jazz or classical artists. Kendrick Lamar won the 2018 Pulitze.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 16th, 2018

Pulitzer Prizes award reporters who detailed sexual assault in Hollywood

Kendrick Lamar also won the Pultizer Prize for music — a first for a non-classical or jazz artist.....»»

Category: topSource: msnbcApr 16th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar wins a Pulitzer Prize

On Monday, Kendrick Lamar became the first non-jazz or classical artist to win a Pulitzer Prize......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnApr 16th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Wins A Pulitzer Prize

Kendrick Lamar Wins A Pulitzer Prize.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 17th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Wins A Pulitzer Prize for ‘Damn’

It's the first time the Pulitzer has go.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 17th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win Pulitzer Prize for his album

Andrew Sean Greer took home the Pulitzer in Fiction for his comic queer novel "Less".....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 17th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer in ‘Big Moment for Hip-Hop’

The honor, for the album “DAMN.,” makes the rapper the first nonclassical or jazz musician to receive the honor since the awards expanded to music in 1943......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 16th, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Shakes Up the Pulitzer Game: Let’s Discuss

The rapper’s win for “DAMN.” is overdue recognition for hip-hop but raises concerns about the shrinking number of platforms for noncommercial work......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 17th, 2018

Why It Matters That the Grammy "Album of the Year" Nominees Are Dominated by Rappers (Including Kendrick Lamar)

Kendrick Lamar could be the third rap artist to win Album of the Year in Grammy history......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 28th, 2018

Reliving New York"s glory days of junk bonds and hostile takeovers

Junk, a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar, recently opened at Lincoln Center. It is a fictionalized story inspired by the hostile takeovers and junk-bond financing that was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 18th, 2017

The 25 best songs of 2017, ranked

Frazer Harrison/GettyPacked with high-quality releases from some of the biggest names in the industry, 2017 was a prolific period for new music. From the sounds of Kendrick Lamar's instant-classic album, "DAMN.," to appe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

The 25 best albums of 2017, according to critics

InterscopeThis year in music saw a number of innovative album releases from acclaimed artists.  Rap great Kendrick Lamar started the year off strongly with "DAMN.," his third, cr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

The winner of the largest lottery prize in US history was just revealed

Thomson Reuters A single lottery ticket worth $75.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 24th, 2017

Kendrick Lamar"s "Damn" returns to No. 1 on the Billboard charts, 4 months after its release

InterscopeKendrick Lamar's latest project "Damn" has returned to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart. This .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2017

Why Kendrick Lamar says speaking out against Trump is like "beating a dead horse"

Mark Metcalfe/Getty; Evan Vucci/APKendrick Lamar's acclaimed album "DAMN." (released in April) addressed the shock and fallout of Donald Trump's election win. But in a new interview with Rolling S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Why Kendrick Lamar says making protest music against Trump is like "beating a dead horse"

Mark Metcalfe/Getty; Evan Vucci/APKendrick Lamar's acclaimed album "DAMN." (released in April) addressed the shock and fallout of Donald Trump's election win. But in a new interview with Rol.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Wall Street Journal editorial writer Rago dies at 34

The young Pulitzer Prize-winner was known for his reporting and influence.         The young Pulitzer Prize-winner was known for his reporting and influence.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 21st, 2017

ClearMask startup wins $25,000 prize from Hopkins" Social Innovation Lab

Local startup ClearMask has landed $25,000 in funding as the winner of this year's cohort prize for Johns Hopkins' Social Innovation Lab. The Social Innovation Lab program supports ventures with a social mission through funding, mentorship, offic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 42 min. ago

A mother in Flint, Michigan collected more than 800 neighborhood water samples to help uncover the city"s lead crisis

Goldman Environmental Prize Flint, Michigan resident LeeAnne Walters is a 2018 winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for grass.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

Pulitzer Prize"s Ryan Kelly Left Journalism The Day After Taking His Winning Photo Of Charlottesville

"I have a lot of complicated feelings about this photo," said Kelly of his image......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018