The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine received the gold medal for public service for reporting on decades of sexual abuse allegations against the Hollywood mogul. Take a look at Lamar celebrating his latest achievement below.
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"It's an honor", Lamar shared. "It's an honor. I've been writing my whole life, so to get this type of recognition - it's attractive".
During the ceremony, Lamar sat at a table with CBS This Morning co-anchor Gayle King and smiled for selfies with CNN anchor Don Lemon. The special honor has previously gone to artists like Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Hank Williams. When one pursues a career as a musician, it can be considered a pipedream to even think about possibly receiving a Pulitzer Prize and yet, somehow, Kendrick achieved it.
Kendrick Lamar has a Grammy for his certified-platinum album, DAMN.