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Who is Kendrick Lamar? What is the Net Worth of Kendrick Lamar in 2022?
Kendrick Lamar is a $75 million net-worth American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is one of the highest-paid rappers in the world, and Time Magazine named him one of the top 100 global influencers.
Billboard named him one of the top ten rappers of all time. Rolling Stone published a list of the 500 greatest albums of all time in 2020, which included three of his studio albums. Lamar has five studio albums, one compilation album, one EP, five mixtapes, 65 singles, three promotional singles, and 55 music videos to his credit.
The RIAA has certified all of Lamar’s albums as platinum or higher, and he has certified sales of more than 70 million records in the United States alone. As part of the hip-hop group Black Hippy, Lamar collaborates with former Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) labelmates Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, and Schoolboy Q.
Kendrick Lamar Early Life
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born on June 17, 1987, in Compton, California to Kenny Duckworth and Paula Oliver. He was known as a Gangster Disciple.
He grew up on welfare and in a Section 8 house. His closest friends were Westside Piru Bloods, and he grew up in a gang environment.
Lamar attended McNair Elementary and Vanguard Learning Center in the Compton Unified School District. As a student, he received all A’s and graduated from Centennial High School in Compton, California.
Kendrick Lamar Net Worth
Kendrick Lamar’s total net worth is expected to be around $75 million by 2022. He is now considered one of the wealthiest rappers of all time. He has earned more than $180 million during his career. According to reports, Lamar earned $12 million in 2015 and $9 million in the previous two years.
|Net Worth||$75 Million|
|Age||35 Years Old|
|Country||United States of America|
|Born||17 June 1987|
|Salary||$10 Million Per Year|
Kendrick Lamar Music Career
Lamar’s first album, a mixtape called Youngest Head Nigga in Charge, came out in 2004 when he was 16 years old. It was released under the name K-Dot. People in his community liked the album, and he made a deal with the record label Top Dawg Entertainment. Then, in 2005, he put out the mixtape album Training Day, which has 26 songs on it.
In 2006 and 2007, he worked with rap artists Jay Rock and Ya Boy. Lamar got a record deal with Warner Bros. Records in 2007 and was on Jay Rock’s “All My Life” (In the Ghetto).
Wayne’s LP The Carter III included his first mixtape, C4, which came out in 2009. In the fall of that year, the Kendrick Lamar EP came out.
In 2009, he formed the hip hop group Black Hippy with Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q, and Ab-Soul. Under the name Kendrick Lamar, he put out his first mixtape, Overly Dedicated, in 2010. The album made its debut on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
In 2011, he released his first studio album digitally. It was called Section.80, and it made it to the 13th spot on the Billboard 200.
In 2011, Lamar put out the albums Good Kid and M.A.D. City. His albums were nominated for important Grammy Awards that year. After a concert, Game, Snoop Dogg, and Dr. Dre called him “The New King of the West Coast.” In 2014, he put out the song “I” from his album “To Pimp a Butterfly.”
Between 2013 and 2014, he kept going on tour and giving shows. He also made guest appearances on albums by artists like YG, Tame Impala, and SZA.
For his next album, Album, which came out in 2007 and went straight to the top of the Billboard 200 chart, the Recording Industry Association of America gave him a platinum certification.
In 2015, he was a part of the official remix of “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift. The song then went to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. In 2016, he put out Untitled Unmastered, which was a collection of unfinished demos.
In 2017, he put out an ad single called “The Heart Part 4.” The next week, he made the video for the main song, “Humble,” available.
Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, his last album, came out in 2022. He did a lot of different things, but one of them was to write the music for the movie Black Panther. In the end, he performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2022, right in front of everyone else.
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pic.twitter.com/tLcJDyNxVe
— Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) May 11, 2022
Awards and Nominations
Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for 399 awards and has won 161. In his career, he has won many awards, including 14 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 6 Billboard Music Awards, 7 BET Awards, 11 MTV Video Music Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, a Brit Award, an Oscar nomination, and 7 Academy Award nominations, among many others.
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