Kendrick Lamar net worth
Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential rappers of his generation and has won numerous awards for his music, including 12 Grammy Awards.
Kendrick Lamar’s net worth is estimated to be around $75 million. He is from Compton, California, and rose to fame with the release of his critically acclaimed album “good kid, m.A.A.d city” in 2012. Since then, he has released several successful albums and has become one of the most respected and successful artists in the rap and hip-hop genres.
Kendrick Lamar early life and career
Kendrick Lamar was born Kendrick Lamar Duckworth on June 17, 1987, in Compton, California. He was raised by his mother, a member of the housekeeping staff at UCLA, and his father, a drug dealer. Kendrick Lamar was interested in music from an early age and began writing and recording his own music as a teenager.
He first gained recognition in the local hip-hop scene with the release of his mixtapes “Youngest Head Nigga in Charge” and “Training Day” in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
In 2010, Kendrick Lamar released his first independent album, “Overly Dedicated,” which garnered attention from major record labels and led to his signing with Top Dawg Entertainment. He released his first major-label studio album, “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” in 2012, which was a critical and commercial success and established him as a prominent figure in the rap and hip-hop industry.
Since then, Kendrick Lamar has released several successful albums, including “To Pimp a Butterfly” (2015), “DAMN.” (2017), and “Kendrick Lamar” (2019). He has won 12 Grammy Awards and has been nominated for numerous others, and has received widespread acclaim for his socially conscious and thought-provoking lyrics, as well as his innovative production style.
In addition to his successful music career, Kendrick Lamar is also known for his philanthropic efforts, including working with organizations such as the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Think Before You Speak campaign.