Kendrick Lamar
Number of songs: 19 | Total weeks on charts: 616
Appearing in a total number of: 82 charts | Total period running: 3834 days

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987), better known as Kendrick Lamar, is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California. In 2004, Lamar signed to Carson-based independent record label, Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE). Lamar would later secure a recording contract with a major-label in 2012, when he signed with Aftermath and Interscope Records. Apart from his solo career, Lamar is also known as a member of Black Hippy, a supergroup of West Coast hip hop artists, alongside his TDE label-mates and fellow South Los Angeles-based rappers Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul.

Lamar began to gain major recognition in 2010, after his first retail release, titled Overly Dedicated, his first retail release. The following year he released Section.80, his first independent album, exclusively through iTunes. The album received critical acclaim and instantly ranked as one of the top digital hip hop releases of the year. Early in his career, prior to releasing his major-label debut, Lamar had amassed a large Internet following and had already worked with several prominent artists in the music industry, including Dr. Dre, Game, Drake, Young Jeezy, Talib Kweli, Busta Rhymes, E-40, Warren G, and Lil Wayne.

Lamar's major-label debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was released in October 2012 to widespread acclaim. The album contained the Top 40 hits "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe", and "Poetic Justice". Upon its release, the album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart and was later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In early 2013, MTV crowned Lamar the No. 1 "Hottest MC in the Game", on their annual list. Lamar also received a total of seven Grammy nominations at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2014), including Best New Artist, Album of the Year and Best Rap Song. A year later, at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards (2015), Lamar won Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for his single, "i". Lamar released his third album, To Pimp a Butterfly, in March 2015 to universal acclaim.

Section.80 (2011)
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (2012)
To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

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Drake Leads Billboard Hot 100 With 'God's Plan' For 5th Week, Drawing Monstrous 101.7 Million US Streams (27/02/2018) Rapper Bryce The Third Releases LP Album 'Internal Revenue' (20/02/2018)
BRIT Awards Nominees Are Scaling This Week's UK Albums Chart (19/02/2018) The Greatest Showman Delivers Its Strongest Performance Yet To Claim A 6th Week At No 1! (18/02/2018)
Drake's 'God's Plan' Makes It Four Weeks At No 1 Of The UK Singles Chart (18/02/2018) Michelle Obama Dedicated A Valentine's Day Spotify Playlist To Barack! (16/02/2018)
Drake's 'God's Plan' Dominates Billboard Hot 100 For 3rd Week! (13/02/2018)
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