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Media Questions Of The Week

Will the mystery surrounding Prince’s death ever be uncovered now that prosecutors have closed the investigation for lack of evidence? 

 

What does Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize win mean for hip-hop? 

 

 Why didn’t Wendy Williams know who The Clark Sisters were before she made a negative comment about their collaboration with Snoop Dogg? 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Hip-Hop Artist To Win Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar has become the first hip-hop artist to win a Pulitzer Prize today for his album DAMN. On the website, DAMN is described as “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.” In the past, the Pulitzer for music has gone to Thelonius Monk, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, Hank Williams, John Coltrane, George Gershwin and Wynton Marsalis. Hip-Hop has never been recognized by the Pulitzer Prize Board until now.The award comes with a $15,000 payment and a certificate that he will receive at the ceremony next month. 

 

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Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake: King’s Dead Official Video

Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake’s “King’s Dead” video is a combination of rock star bragging and life in the neighborhood.  The music is from Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By. Black Panther’s advance into the theater this weekend is the most anticipated opening of the year.

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Kendrick Lamar & Q-Tip: Want U 2 Want Me

Q-Tip shared “Want U 2 Want Me” on his Beats 1 Abstract Radio show this weekend. The song is an unreleased collaboration with Kendrick Lamar. He gave no details on the song’s background but it’s one more thing to hear from Lamar including the just-released Black Panther soundtrack.

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Kendrick Lamar & Sza: All The Stars Official Video

Kendrick Lamar and Sza dwell in a world that is celestial and African in the video for “All The Stars.”  The song is from the Black Panther soundtrack curated by Lamar. The music comes out this Friday and the movie that is already sold out in Harlem for the next month, debuts next week.

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