It’s official, Compton native Kendrick Lamar has been named a “Generational Icon” by the California State Senate in recognition of his (multiple) charitable deeds throughout the city. Senator Isador Hall III, who represents Compton, gave a glowing introduction after highlighting the various academic and sports programs supported by.
Giving a few words Lamar stated, “Being from the City of Compton and knowing the parks that I played at and the neighborhoods, I always thought how great the opportunity would be to give back to my community off of what I do in music.”
The announcement comes on the heels of To Pimp A Butterfly, a body of work that some have already claimed as a classic. This can still be debated in some regards, but it adds yet another notch to his growing belt of accomplishments.
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