Pulitzer goes to Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar

Rapper and Compton-native Kendrick Lamar won the the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his latest studio album “DAMN.” He’s the first non-jazz or classical musician to win the prize.



  • Craig Jenkins - critic for Vulture - @CraigSJ
  • Todd Boyd - Professor of Critical Studies at USC School of Cinematic Arts; Katherine and Frank Price Endowed Chair for the Study of Race and Popular Culture at USC - @DrToddBoyd