BMI has signed Compton native Kendrick Lamar to a long term publishing deal. The company represents Kendrick’s catalog of music fromgood kid, mA.A.d city to DAMN.
He has joined a list of other Top Dawg Entertainment honorees as well as Schoolboy Q, SZA and more. The Black Panther hit single “All The Stars” landed Grammy, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations. Lamar made history by being a Pulitzer Prize winner. He has denied rumors of working on a new album and made the decision to step forward with the decision to be with the BMI family.
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We are thrilled to welcome @kendricklamar to our #BMIFamily! A global sensation, #KendrickLamar made his major-label debut in 2012 with good kid, m.A.A.d city and quickly rose to fame with 1.72 million in album sales. His 2015 follow-up, To Pimp a Butterfly, and his critically-acclaimed 2017 album, DAMN., also reached platinum status. DAMN. debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in 2017, and in 2018, Lamar made history when it earned him a groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize, making him the first non-jazz or classical artist to receive the coveted honor. Throughout his career, Lamar has also received 13 GRAMMY Awards and 37 nominations (including a GRAMMY win at this year’s ceremony in the Best Rap Performance category for “King’s Dead”), as well as six Billboard Music Awards, and many other honors.
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