Kendrick Lamar net worth has been stacking up ever since the debut in the hip hop scene five years ago. He came at a time when the industry was under fire for ruining the art of hip hop as was held by the previous legends such as 2pac and B.I.G.
Kendrick Lamar songs have a sticking effect once they hit your ear drums. A certain grove that can’t be described, a sensation like you can relate to the lyrics. His debut studio album good kid, m.A.A.d city, many have taunted him as one of the best rappers alive in the world to ever rock the mic.
Kendrick Lamar biography
Real name, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, was born in June 17,1987 in Compton, California. His passion for music led him to release his first mixtape under the moniker K-Dot. The mixtape garnered a lot of attention and the potential in the kid was evident.
What followed after was signing to his current record label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE). But his major breakthrough came in 2010, when he released the album ‘Overly Dedicated.’ It wasn't long before he dished out another album ‘Section 80.’ Kendrick Lamar hit songs from the album included the single ‘Hiipower.’
He earned a large internet following owing to his loyal fans. His move as an independent artist came to an end in 2012 when Kendrick Lamar news on signing to Interscope Records and Aftermath Entertainment were confirmed. The year marked the birth of good kid, M.A.A.D city which had some of Kendrick Lamar’s best songs like ‘Backseat freestyle.’
Afterwards, the verse on Big Sean’s single ‘control’ where he called out sever emcees in the game such as J.Cole, Big Sean, Asap Rocky, Pusha T, Mac Miller and many more turned out to be Kendrick Lamar’s hardest songs. 2015 was his year winning Best Rap performance and Best Rap song at the Grammys. He also released his claim to fame album ‘Pimp a butterfly.’ The album won many awards and several nominations at the Grammy awards.
Kendrick Lamar’s girlfriend Whitney Alford got engaged to the rapper making headlines. He released ‘Daman’ album which received 11 Grammy nominations. Kendrick Lamar latest album for ‘Black Panther’ OST with bangers like ‘All the stars’ with singer SZA is set to take the world by storm.
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Kendrick Lamar net worth 2018
Forbes places Kendrick Lamar net worth at $30 million. By 2012, after signing to Aftermath, he had a net worth of $12 million. In 2013, he received his endorsement deal with Reebok. The details of the deal were however not disclosed but the rapper earned a lot.
The seven-time Grammy Award winning rapper has also seal several endorsement deals with giants like Airbnb, American Express, Beats by dre and also Calvin Klein. The rapper also is also big on charity with links to American Red Cross, DWC Charities, Get Schooled Foundation, Global Poverty Project and Habitat for Humanity.
Also, after the success of the album ‘Damn’ the rapper took on a tour visiting 8 cities. The rapper also had a total of 38 shows in the previous year with many concerts adding to his total net worth. The rapper has also hinted on doing pop-up shows for his new ‘Black Panther’ album across Europe.
Kendrick Lamar cars have been talked about in his lyrics and have an old school classic vibe to them. The rapper is a known spendthrift through his extravagant purchases on his ‘toys.’ He has been captured in a Corvette, Maserati and a Range Rover Vogue. He was under scrutiny when he bought his sister a Toyota Camry as a birthday present.
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