Compton Rap Artist Kendrick Lamar Makes History With Pulitzer Prize Win

To say that Lamar's honor was a shocker is an understatement.

Their names are inked in history books and on the walls of hallowed concert halls as winners of American music's most esteemed award, the Pulitzer Prize for music: Aaron Copland, George Crumb, John Luther Adams, Ornette Coleman, Caroline Shaw and dozens more.

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