Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music.
The US rapper and songwriter, 30, was awarded the accolade for his fourth studio album, DAMN.
He is the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prize.
The news was announced by Pulitzer administrator Dana Canedy, who said the album was a “virtuosic song collection” that “offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life”.
DAMN was released in 2017 and went to number one in the US.
It was also a winner at the American Music awards and the Grammys.
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