Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, better known as Kendrick Lamar, is an Ammerican rapper who began to gain major recognition in 2010 with the first retail release Overly Dedicated. He is well known for hits such as Swimming Pools (Drank); Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe; Poetic Justice, i, and so on. Lamar received a total of seven Grammy nominations at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2014) and won Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 57th one.
Lamar embarked on his music career as a teenager, under the moniker K-Dot, releasing a mixtape which garnered him local attention.
In April 2015, Lamar got engaged to his girlfriend Whitney Alford.