In 2011 NOS Alive was awarded a fourth day of festival and 2020 is set to receive the same honor. Next year’s edition of NOS Alive has not three festival days, but four with July 8th becoming the first day of the 14th edition.
KENDRICK LAMAR is the first major confirmation for July 8th, NOS Alive’20 extra date. The American rapper, producer, composer and actor is today arguably the most acclaimed rap artist of his generation. KENDRICK LAMAR is one of those rare MCs who have achieved critical and commercial success while earning the respect and support of those who inspired him.
In 2010, after several years of development, LAMAR achieved worldwide recognition with the launch of the “Overly Dedicated” mixtape under his signature. The following year the first studio album “Section.80” released via iTunes was released independently, featuring the single “HiiiPoWeR”. Already in 2012 is the widely acclaimed “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City”, released by several well-known producers such as Dr. Dre, Pharrell Williams, Hit-Boy, Scoop DeVille, Jack Splash and T-Minus.
In May 2015, KENDRICK LAMAR released the third album, “To Pimp a Butterfly”. The album quickly reached # 1 on the list of the best publications of the year like Billboard, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone or The Guardian. The following year comes out “Untitled Unmastered”, a compilation of demos recorded during “To Pimp a Butterfly” sessions. 2017 is marked by the release of the rapper’s fourth studio album, entitled “Damn”.
KENDRICK LAMAR has received 81 awards throughout his career, out of 186 nominations. These include 12 Grammy Awards and an ASCAPVanguard Award. In 2018, the rapper became the first pop artist to win the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for music with the album “DAMN”.
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