By Luz Moran
Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for his new album which was released April 17th of this year. Kendrick Lamar wins the prize, what will people think? Many
Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for his new album which was released April 17th of this year. Kendrick Lamar wins the prize, what will people think? Many people like how he introduces his struggles into his music which makes him more relatable with his memorable lyrics.
What is a Pulitzer prize? A Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievement in music, journalism, and literature. There are only 13 made. Not many people know what the Pulitzer Prizes is and others do know what this award is handed for and why it is important for many artists.
“His music is meaningful and he is talented” said by Natalie Tapia, currently a
freshman. There are different opinions about Lamar’s music, but mostly they are positive reviews about his music. “He is a good musician,” said by Eddie, a sophomore. The reason why most people relates to his music is that he uses his struggles from the past to connect with his audience. This is important for musicians to do because they can relate to their hardships and realize that they can always overcome their difficulties.
After winning this prize Lamar hopes to see other ethnicities win the Pulitzer prize and achieve their goals. There is a greater diversity now because of this event. More and more artists will try to reach this place and a new generation of acceptance to diversity.
“There are many people that will try to reach for that place”. This opens the door not only to another artist but to the public as well. Due to him winning this prize many people will realize that there is more to just different races. There will be a greater diversity of celebrities, and the public as well.
Kendrick Lamar winning the Pulitzer Prize might change history. “I think the music industry will change because many more ethnicities will be getting different awards and there will be a greater diversity,” said Eddie. Kendrick Lamar is the first African American to win this prize for his music meaning this can open doors for many more artist of different ethnicities.
In conclusion, people of different backgrounds will have more opportunity chances in the future. As well as practicing many people will look at Kendrick Lamar as an inspiration because of what he has accomplished. Meaning this can open doors for many more people to tell their story, but it doesn’t mean that they have an excuse to stop trying to speak out even with so many others stories being brought into the light.
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