Well, damn, DAMN. has a Pulitzer. Today, Kendrick Lamar’s album earned the Pulitzer in music, alongside a collection of other winners that included the New York Times’ Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual abuse in Hollywood, Martyna
New York Times and New Yorker share public service prizeRapper becomes first non-classical musician to win awardThe most famous names of American journalism were honoured on Monday with Pulitzer prizes for investigating Donald Trump and exposing endemic sexual harassment in Hollywood.
And in a dramatic cultural breakthough, 30-year-old rapper Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer for music in a category long reserved for classical works. Continue reading...
“DAMN.” is the first non-classical or jazz work to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.