Hip-Hop Artists: Kendrick Lamar: Rap Titan, 1st Edition

  • Sarah Aswell
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532151152
  • ISBN-13: 9781532151156
  • DDC: 782.421649
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Kendrick Lamar. Readers learn about Lamar’s early life, inspiration to pursue music, and successes as a hip-hop artist. With striking photographs and thought-provoking sidebars, the book brings to life Lamar’s protest music, musical influences, and social justice work. Features include a timeline, glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Anthem of a Generation.
2: Coming up in Compton.
3: Discovering Poetry and Rap.
4: Making Mixtapes and More.
5: The New King of the West Coast.
6: Major Labels and New Music.
7: To Pimp a Butterfly.
8: DAMN..
9: Growing into the Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.