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Kendrick Lamar Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Kendrick Lamar was born as Kendrick Lamar Duckworth on June 17th in 1987, in Compton, California, The United States. Kendrick Lamar is a rapper and also an entrepreneur, as well as a famous songwriter and singer. Kendrick Lamar’s net worth is estimated to be about $10 million dollars as of 2014. Interestingly enough, Lamar’s first mixtape was released when he was only 16 years old. That was when he was only in the elementary school Kendrick’s career as a rapper started as he once tried rapping. His idols were late Tupac and Eminem’s fellow Dr. Dre. Lamar’s first ever mixtape came out while he was only a teen, as his debut record attracted the attention of one of his local labels.

Kendrick Lamar Net Worth $10 Million

‘Top Dawg Entertainment’ signed Kendrick Lamar immediately. In fact, that happened in the early 2000s. Kendrick went on to release more and more records that made him a true rap star. He also appeared in Jay Rock’s video “All My Life (in the Ghetto)”. Not only that, but Kendrick also was featured on a track with Lil’ Wayne. Immediately after being featured with one of the most famous rappers of out time – Lil’ Wayne, Kendrick changed his stage name to just “Kendrick Lamar” as previously he has been calling himself K. Dot. Shortly after changing his pseudonym, Lamar initiated forming a super group together with his friends, also well-known rappers Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul called “Black Hippy”. They are one of the so-called West Coast rap groups. They toured for a while and Lamar toured as a solo artist as well. Touring really added to his wealth of $10 million dollars as well as releasing another mixtape did. He also released one of his earlier mixtapes. That was due to his recent stage name change.

His intensive touring was followed by the release of an independent album of his. Later, Kendrick was signed to the Interscope Records as well as the Aftermath Entertainment. His first major album that was released by these companies came out in late 2012. It sold out almost in no time, going up to over 1 million copies in the US. Kendrick Lamar, or as he was previously known, K. Dot was also featured along with such stars as Robin Thicke, Drake, Birdman, J. Cole, 2 Chainz and many others. Lamar’s releases, such as Training Day, “HiiiPoWeR”, “good kid, m.A.A.d city”, “Overly Dedicated”, “Section.80”, “Ronald Reagan Era (His Evils)”, “B Boyz.” gained enormous success not only in The United States, but also worldwide. B Boyz were later sampled and made in to a separate track by a well-known rap band Wax Tailor. They called the track “B Boyz On Wax”, including both of the artists’ names. This undoubtedly added to Lamar’s net worth. His album covers were designed by none other than the famous RedefineCreativity. This only shows what kind of rap star Lamar Kendrick really is. Other famous singers, such as Drake and Janet Jackson even let Lamar sample their songs to create wonderful collaborations. Kendrick Lamar net worth goes up to $10 million dollars, as he is undoubtedly famous rapper.

Kendrick Lamar information

Kendrick Lamar information

Birth date: June 17, 1987
Birth place: Compton, California, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession:Rapper, Songwriter, Music artist, entrepreneur
Nationality:United States of America
Partner:Whitney Alford

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Intern2015/Iperformer: "i" / writer: "i"
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014-2015TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Ballers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
BET Awards 20152015TV Movie performer: "Alright" / writer: "Alright"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series writer - 4 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2014 lyrics - 1 episode, 2014
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood2015Video short performer: "Bad Blood" / writer: "Bad Blood"
The Brit Awards 20152015TV Special writer: "All Day"
Rap Critic Reviews2012-2015TV Series performer - 4 episodes
The Colbert Report2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night LiveTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014 writer - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014
Waterloo Road2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kendrick Lamar: I2014Video short performer: "I" / writer: "I"
Red Band Society2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
No Good Deed2014/Iperformer: "Let Us Move On" / writer: "Let Us Move On"
Think Like a Man Too2014performer: "Give It 2 U" / writer: "Give It 2 U"
Million Dollar Arm2014performer: "What Lies Beneath" / writer: "What Lies Beneath"
The Amazing Spider-Man 22014performer: "It's On Again" / writer: "It's On Again"
Divergent2014performer: "Backwards" / writer: "Backwards"
Dancing with the Stars2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV Special performer: "Radioactive", "m.A.A.d City"' / writer: "m.A.A.d City"'
American Music Awards 20132013TV Special performer: "Swimming Pools Drank", "Poetic Justice" / writer: "Swimming Pools Drank", "Poetic Justice"
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "ILLuminate", "A.D.H.D.", "Hood Gone Love It", "Swimming Pools drank", "Collard Greens" / writer: "ILLuminate", "A.D.H.D.", "Swimming Pools drank", "Collard Greens"
2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013TV Special performer: "Give It 2 U" / writer: "Give It 2 U"
Saints Row IV2013Video Game performer: "Swimming Pools Drank" / writer: "Swimming Pools Drank"
The Hangover Part III2013performer: "F**kin' Problems" / writer: "F**kin' Problems"
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
NeoParadise2012TV Series performer - 1 episode

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kendrick Lamar: These Walls2015Video short
Kendrick Lamar: I2014Video short as Kendrick Duckworth

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood2015Video shortWelvin Da Great

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Armed Robbery: A Hood Masterpiece2015Short grateful thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Performer
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Retro 302015TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2014TV SeriesHimself
Lennon or McCartney2014Documentary shortHimself
Saturday Night Live2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Kendrick Lamar: I2014Video shortHimself
The Message2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself(2014)
IHeartRadio Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself
The Hip-Hop Fellow2014DocumentaryHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee / Performer
American Music Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself - Performer
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 BET Hip Hop Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
LA Live the Show2013TV SeriesHimself - ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Chelsea Lately2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHimself, musician
NeoParadise2012TV SeriesHimself
Conan2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2012 BET Hip Hop Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Vevo's Stylized2012TV Series
MSN Exclusives2012TV SeriesHimself
RapFix Live2011TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BET AwardBET AwardsBest Male Hip Hop Artist
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap PerformanceFor the song "i."
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· Rahki
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the YearTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best CollaborationTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Direction· Colin Tilley
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Cinematography· Larkin Seiple, Flying Lotus

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015BET AwardBET AwardsCoca-Cola Viewers' Choice AwardFor the song "i."
2015Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Original SongThe Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)· Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Male Artist
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding SongSong: "i"
2015Special AwardImage AwardsEntertainer of the Year
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Music VideoKendrick Lamar: I (2014)
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the YearFor the video "Alright."
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Male VideoFor the video "Alright."
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop VideoFor the video "Alright."
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best DirectionTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Joseph Kahn, Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Choreography· Keone Madrid, Mari Madrid, Flying Lotus
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Visual EffectsTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Art DirectionTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Charles Infante, Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best EditingTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Chancler Haynes, Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best CinematographyTaylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)· Christopher Probst, Taylor Swift
2015VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Song of the Summer· Taylor Swift
2014BET AwardBET AwardsBest Male Hip Hop Artist
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest New Artist
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap PerformanceFor the song "Swimming Pools (Drank)."
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City."
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Mary J. Blige
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Performance· Miguel
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· 2 Chainz, Aubrey Graham, Rakim Mayers, Noah Shebib
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsAlbum of the Year· Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Aubrey Graham, Jay Rock, Jay Z, MC Eiht, Anna Wise, Dacoury Natche, Like, THC, Hit-Boy, Skyhe Hutch, Terrace Martin, Dawaun Parker, Pharrell Williams, Tabu, Rahki, Scoop Deville, Sounwave, Jack Splash, Tha Bizness, T-Minus, Derek Ali, Dee Brown, Andrew Coleman, Mauricio 'Veto' Iragorri, Mike Larson, Brian Gardner
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Male Video(for the video "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop Video· Rakim Mayers, 2 Chainz, Aubrey Graham
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop Video(for the video "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
2013VGXSpike Video Game AwardsBest Song in a GameGrand Theft Auto V (2013)


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#Fact
1His third album "To Pimp A Butterfly" is the highest rated rap album in Metacritic and the 4th highest ranked album of all time with a score of 96/100.
2His mother gave him the name "Kendrick" in honor of singer "Eddie Kendricks".
32Pac, The Notorious B.I.G, Eminem, Jay-Z and Nas are his 5 favorite artists.


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