Kendrick Lamar Set To Be Honoured With ASCAP’s Vanguard Award
Kendrick Lamar has the midas touch at the moment with everything he touches turning to gold and it looks like the music world is noticing rewarding him on June 27. Right now he’s in a territory unfamiliar to most rappers with the Compton rapper set to receive the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers’ (ASCAP) Vanguard Award.
Along with Hip-Hop fans, the industry has acknowledged the impact Kendrick’s good kid, m.A.A.d city had almost immediately. This top honor recognises the impact of musical genres that help shape the future of music. Not many rappers can boast the accomplishments he has achieved in such a short time.
ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams was very impressed with the MC saying, “Kendrick Lamar’s smart, structured storytelling and genre-bending sound make him stand out amongst his peers. He pushes boundaries with his creativity, perfectly illustrating everything that the ASCAP Vanguard Award recognizes.”
Kendrick Lamar seems to just keep pushing the boundaries…