Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and actor who was born on the 17th of June 1987 in Compton, California.
Lamar began his musical career when he was a teenager with the stage name K.Dot. He is regarded as one of the most influential rappers of all time. Kendrick belongs to the hip hop group Black Hippy.
The rapper has sold over 70 million records in the United States alone. This hassled him to bag multiple awards including, 14 Grammies, six Billboard Music Awards, 11 MTV Video Music Awards and a Pulitzer Prize among many others.
Lamar revealed in an interview that his biggest musical influence is Tupac Shakur. He also stated that Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z, Nas, and Eminem are his favorite rappers.
Kendrick Lamar Parents: Kenny Duckworth, Paula Oliver
Lamar was born to her father Kenny Duckworth and mother Paula Oliver.
However, little is known about the parents of Kendrick Lamar except that his first name was given to him by his mother, who was a big fan of Eddie Kendrick of The Temptations.