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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Shine at TDE Championship Tour Kickoff in Vancouver

Nearly a decade and a half ago, California impresario Anthony Tiffith signed an unknown 15-year-old musician named Kendrick Lamar to his fledgling label, Top Dawg Entertainment. Kendrick has gone on to win widespread acclaim as the greatest rapper in a generation, along with platinum plaques, Grammys and a Pulitzer.  In the past year, TDE has produced a second breakout star ...

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Kung Fu Kenny, King Kunta, K-Dot. Whatever you call him, Kendrick Lamar is a Pulitzer Prize winner

Lamar follows another non-classical Pulitzer winner, Coleman, the experimental jazz pioneer who won in 2007 for “Sound Grammar.” There is, perhaps, a connection, as Lamar’s albums have been frequently cited as spearheading a jazz revival in Los Angeles, elevating players like Kamasi Washington, Terrace Ma… ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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