Kendrick Lamar


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Kendrick Lamar is a hip-hop artist from Compton, California. He's signed with Dr. Dre's label, Aftermath. Kendrick also has his own label, known as 'Top Dawg Entertainment', with includes artists such as Jay Rock, ScHoolboy Q and Ab Soul. Kendrick's major label debut album, 'good kid m.A.A.d city' is already known as a classic and was only ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2014)
Black Panther Soundtrack
(2018)
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood Welvin Da Great
(2015)
Divergent Soundtrack
(2014)

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  Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (writer - 2 episodes, 2018 - 2019)
- Episode dated 3 April 2019 (2019) ... (performer: "The Greatest" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Greatest" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 January 2018 (2018) ... (performer: "XXX" - uncredited) / (writer: "XXX" - uncredited)
  The Greatest Dancer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (performer: "The Greatest" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Greatest" - uncredited)
 2019 Les enfants de la télé (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 January 2019 (2019) ... (performer: "Tints")
 2018 Theo & det magiske Talkshow - med Jannik Schow (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 13. December (2018) ... (performer: "All The Stars")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2018) (writer - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2018)
- Claire Foy/Anderson .Paak (2018) ... (performer: "Tints") / (writer: "Tints" - as Kendrick Duckworth)
- Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (performer: "I", "Pay for It") / (writer: "I", "Pay for It")
- Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons (2014) ... (performer: "Radioactive (Remix)") / (writer: "Radioactive (Remix)")
- Adam Levine/Kendrick Lamar (2013) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Poetic Justice") / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Poetic Justice")
  The Romanoffs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- The Royal We (2018) ... (performer: "DNA") / (writer: "DNA")
 2018 The Hate U Give (performer: "DNA.") / (writer: "DNA.", "Goosebumps")
 2018 The First Purge (performer: "Alright") / (writer: "Alright")
 2018 Everything Wrong with... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everything Wrong with Black Panther in 17 Minutes or Less (2018) ... (performer: "All The Stars")
  The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (performer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Semi-Final: Live (2018) ... (writer: "Pray For Me")
- Live Finals 2: Top 11 (2017) ... (writer: "Freedom")
- Blind Auditions 3 (2017) ... (performer: "The Greatest" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Greatest" - uncredited)
  Fandom Fights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Play-In #2: Zaddeus vs Tim vs Subrath vs Nazario vs Matthew (2018) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)") / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 2014 - 2018) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2014)
- Ariana Grande (2018) ... (writer: "Humble")
- Mark Ruffalo/Kendrick Lamar (2016) ... (performer: "Untitled 2") / (writer: "Untitled 2")
- Whoopi Goldberg/Christian Slater/Of Monsters and Men (2015) ... (writer: "Bad Blood" - uncredited)
- Jamie Foxx/Alan Cumming/Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (performer: "It's On Again") / (writer: "It's On Again")
  Atlanta (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Helen (2018) ... (performer: "LOVE" - uncredited) / (writer: "LOVE" - uncredited)
 2018 Black Panther (performer: "Pray for Me", "All the Stars") / (writer: "Pray for Me", "Opps (Film Mix)", "All the Stars" - as K. Duckworth)
 2018 The 60th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "XXX", "DNA", "New Freezer", "King's Dead") / (writer: "XXX", "DNA", "New Freezer", "King's Dead")
 2018 Prince: Last Year of a Legend (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "What's My Name?")
 2017 I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coming Out (2017) ... (writer: "Bad Blood" - uncredited)
 2017 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- White People Renovating Houses (2017) ... (writer: "HUMBLE.")
 2017 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "DNA", "Humble") / (writer: "DNA", "Humble")
 2017 Madden NFL 18 (Video Game) (performer: "DNA.")
 2017 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (writer: "Bad Blood")
 2017 The Defiant Ones (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Part 4 (2017) ... (performer: "Money Trees", "Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe" - uncredited)
 2017/III Dreamland (Short) (performer: "XXX.") / (writer: "XXX.")
 2017 Skam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hvis du er trist er jeg trist (2017) ... (performer: "Humble.")
  Le Van (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2017) (writer - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (performer: "Alright") / (writer: "Alright")
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (performer: "King Kunta") / (writer: "King Kunta")
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (performer: "Love Game")
 2016 Rock Story (TV Series) (performer: "The Greatest")
 2016 Superstar 20: The Hottest Girls (TV Movie) (performer: "Bad Blood")
 2016 Insecure (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Insecure as Fuck (2016) ... (performer: "Alright" - uncredited)
 2016 I Am Not Your Negro (Documentary) (performer: "The Blacker The Berry") / (writer: "The Blacker The Berry")
 2016 From the Start! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Taylor Swift (2016) ... (performer: "Bad Blood")
 2016 BET Awards 2016 (TV Special) (performer: "Freedom") / (writer: "Freedom" - as Kendrick Duckworth)
 2016 Between Two Houses (Short) (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)") / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
 2016 How to Be Single (performer: "i") / (writer: "i")
 2015 Jessica Jones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- AKA You're a Winner! (2015) ... (performer: "Backseat Freestyle")
 2015 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Hooffields and McColts (2015) ... (performer: "Bad Blood")
 2015 Kendrick Lamar: These Walls (Video short) (performer: "These Walls") / (writer: "These Walls")
 2015/I The Intern (performer: "i") / (writer: "i")
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Scarlett Johansson/Elon Musk/Kendrick Lamar (2015) ... (performer: "Wesley's Theory", "Momma", "King Kunta", "u" - uncredited)
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (writer - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth (2015) ... (performer: "Bad Blood") / (writer: "Bad Blood")
- The Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)") / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) ... (performer: "Fuckin Problems") / (writer: "Fuckin Problems")
 2015 Ballers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Move the Chains (2015) ... (performer: "Alright")
 2015 Kendrick Lamar: Alright (Video short) (performer: "Alright") / (writer: "Alright")
 2015 BET Awards 2015 (TV Special) (performer: "Alright") / (writer: "Alright")
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "All Day")
 2015 Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (Video short) (performer: "Bad Blood") / (writer: "Bad Blood")
 2015 Kendrick Lamar: King Kunta (Video short) (performer: "King Kunta") / (writer: "King Kunta")
 2015 The Brit Awards 2015 (TV Special) (writer: "All Day")
 2015 Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dangerous Bonds (2015) ... (performer: "Collard Greens" - uncredited)
 2012-2015 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Top 9 Best Rap Songs of 2014 (2015) ... (performer: "Control", "i")
- Rap Critic's Top 10 Best Rap Songs of 2013 (2014) ... (performer: "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe", "Nosetalgia")
- Top 8 Best Rap Songs of 2012 (2013) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
- 'Swimming Pools (Drank)' by Kendrick Lamar (2012) ... (performer: "HiiiPower", "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
 2014 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 December 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Untitled track")
 2014 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pool Party (2014) ... (performer: "Give It 2 You" - uncredited)
 2014 Kendrick Lamar: I (Video short) (performer: "I") / (writer: "I")
 2014 Red Band Society (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- So Tell Me What You Want What You Really Really Want (2014) ... (performer: "i" - uncredited)
 2014/I No Good Deed (performer: "Let Us Move On") / (writer: "Let Us Move On")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "Give It 2 U") / (writer: "Give It 2 U")
 2014 Million Dollar Arm (performer: "What Lies Beneath") / (writer: "What Lies Beneath")
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (performer: "It's On Again") / (writer: "It's On Again")
 2014 Divergent (performer: "Backwards") / (writer: "Backwards")
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.1 (2014) ... ("Give It 2 U") / (writer: "Give It 2 U")
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Radioactive", "m.A.A.d City"') / (writer: "m.A.A.d City"')
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Man on the Moon (2013) ... (performer: "Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst" - uncredited)
- Everybody's Crying Mercy (2013) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)" - as Kendrick Duckworth, uncredited)
 2013 American Music Awards 2013 (TV Special) (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Poetic Justice") / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Poetic Justice")
 2013 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 23 (2013) ... (performer: "1Train" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as Kendrick Duckworth, "ILLuminate", "A.D.H.D.", "Hood Gone Love It", "Swimming Pools (drank)", "Collard Greens")
 2013 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Give It 2 U") / (writer: "Give It 2 U")
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game) (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)") / (writer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
 2013 The Hangover Part III (performer: "F**kin' Problems") / (writer: "F**kin' Problems")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #20.98 (2013) ... (performer: "Poetic Justice") / (writer: "Poetic Justice")
 2012 NeoParadise (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Buddy Tag & Nacht/Kunstobjekt Abfalleimer (2012) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
 2012 Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- There's Something Suspicious About Professor Murder (2012) ... (performer: "Swimming Pools (Drank)")
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Other Works:

Music video for Taylor Swift: "Bad Blood" with Kendrick Lamar and DJ Khaled (as Welvin da Great) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Kendrick Duckworth | K-Dot | Kendrick

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think my vice would be outdoing myself. See more »

Trivia:

At only 28 years old, Billboard had ranked him as one of the 10 best rappers ever. See more »

Trademark:

Known for unexpectedly switching the beat, melody, voice or flow in the middle of the song See more »

Nickname:

King Kendrick See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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