June 17: Kendrick Lamar Was Born. (1987)

June 17, 1987 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born in Bompton, California. Kendrick Lamar would grow up to: (1) be named after a Temptation singer, (2) watch 2pac and Dr. Dre film California Love, (3) grow up on welfare, (4) attend Centennial High, (5) drop his 1st mixtape at 16, (6) rap as K. Dot, (7) become a member of Black Hippy, (8) sign with Top Dawg Ent., (9) fuck all the rats, (10) release 5 albums, (11) win 14 Grammys, (12) receive the key to Compton, (13) affiliate with teh West Side Pirus, (14) be known as Kung Fu Kenny, (15) get his dick clapped by Sherane, (16) have freestyles for the backseat, (17) steal boost mobile SIM cards, (18) get paged by Obama, (19) have a left stroke go viral (20) hit the shenanigans, (21) be deemed the King of the West Coast by Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and #BloodBlockedMe and (22) win a Pulitzer

ANOTHER WORRRRRRRLD PREMIER!! Happy Birthday Kendrick Lamar! 

ABOVE: Kendrick Lamar Freestyle on Flex
ABOVE: Kendrick Lamar Freestyle in the Projects

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