Kendrick Lamar: Becoming the Voice of Compton

Kendrick Lamar: Becoming the Voice of Compton

by Therese M. Shea


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Grammy winner Kendrick Lamar continuously wows fans and critics alike with his contributions to the world of hip-hop. Born in Compton, California, Lamar was no stranger to street violence. He channeled his experiences into pensive lyrics, releasing his first mixtape at the age of sixteen. Readers will learn about Lamar's experiences in the music world, his association with Dr. Dre, and his ascent to becoming a Pulitzer Prize winner. Quotes from Lamar, sidebars, a timeline about his life, and vivid photographs of performances make this high-interest volume a must for every hip-hop lover's collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978509672
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2019
Series: The Hip-Hop Revolution
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,283,249
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

1 A Kid in Compton 4

2 Into the Industry 10

3 The Good Kid Gets Better 16

4 At the Top of the Game 22

Timeline 28

Chapter Notes 29

Glossary 31

Further Reading 32

Index 32

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