Pulitzer prize for the first time in history awarded to rapper

American rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer prize for music DAMN album, which was released in April 2017. This was reported in the Twitter award.

writes The Guardian, hip-hop-performer won in the category “For an outstanding piece of music”, the favorites of which have long been considered an Opera or orchestral, choral and chamber works. 30-year-old Lamar was the first rapper in history, which received the Pulitzer prize.

In December 2017 Lamar released the video for the track LOVE, which was sprinkled with sequins a naked woman. Earlier in the same month, the musician told on the meeting with the aliens.