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Kendrick Lamar Wins A Pulitzer Prize for ‘Damn'

5 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday afternoon. The big winners were truth, justice, and DNA .
In one of the greatest surprises in the history of the storied awards, rapper Kendrick Lamar won for his fourth LP, DAMN. Fans were disappointed when the work had been overlooked at the 2018 Grammys, with Album of the Year going to Bruno Mars.
Suddenly, that doesn't feel like much of a thing anymore.
It was the first time the Pulitzer didn't go to a jazz or classical artist. "The time was right," Dana Canedy , the first woman, the first person of color, and the youngest person ever...
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