Kendrick Lamar is an American hip hop artist. Aside from his solo career, he is also known as a member of the West Coast hip hop supergroup Black Hippy. He originally started his music career under the name K-Dot, and began to gain major recognition in 2010, after his first retail release, Overly Dedicated. Lamar's major-label debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was released in October 2012 to widespread acclaim, and the album contained multiple Top 40 hits.
Lamar has received seven Grammy nominations and won two Grammys in 2014 for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song.
Outside Lands 2015
Kendrick Lamar will be performing on the Twin Peaks stage at 8:40pm on Saturday, August 8th.