Kendrick Lamar Australia tour dates
Big news, Australia. Multiple award-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has announced an Australian tour in support of his fourth album Damn. One of the most talked about rappers this generation has to offer, the heralded hip-hop Kendrick Lamar artist will be performing in Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney as well as at the epic festival Splendour in the Grass. Now, with Kendrick Lamar tickets available here at StubHub, there’s no better chance to see this award-winning rapper live! On the back of winning a Pulitzer Prize for music for his new album Damn, the first non-classical and non-jazz artist to win the award, Kendrick Lamar’s Australian shows are certain to be a spectacle you won’t want to miss! Considering the sheer amount of critical praise that Lamar still earns, there’s no doubt that Kendrick Lamar Damn Australia tour tickets are sure to go fast, so if you want to see him live, you need to get yours today.
Kendrick Lamar background
Having witnessed his heroes Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre film their legendary hit single “California Love” at the age of 8, Lamar’s love of hip-hop stemmed early on in his life. Kendrick Lamar recorded his very own mix-tape (titled Youngest Head Nigga in Charge (Hub City Threat: Minor of the Year) in 2001, at the age of 16 no less! It became quickly apparent to Lamar, then going under the moniker K-Dot, that music would be his true calling. By 2008, Lamar could boast appearances with the likes of Jay Rock, Ya Boy and features in The Game tracks "The Cypha" and "Cali Niggaz". Of course, the year proved most notable for Lamar after footage of the young rapper freestyling at a Charles Hamilton show, in which Hamilton began battling fellow rappers in the audience. Needless to say, Lamar took to rapping without hesitation and proved how talented of a rapper he really is! So don’t miss out the chance to see this incredible rapper and make sure you buy your Kendrick Lamar tickets now!
Kendrick Lamar music
Lamar began to gain some serious recognition in 2010 after the release of his fifth mixtape Overly Dedicated. The following year saw the release of the first Kendrick Lamar album Section. 80 which included his first single "HiiiPoWeR". By this point, Lamar had also collaborated with some of the biggest names in rap, including Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg and The Game. In 2012, Lamar released good kid, m.A.A.d city which debuted at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 and earned the Californian rapper considerable critical praise. Featuring tracks like "Swimming Pools (Drank)", "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" and "Poetic Justice", these Kendrick Lamar songs were a sign of things to come. Kendrick Lamar won a Grammy Award for his next album To Pimp a Butterfly and his 2017 album Damn was just as successful, reaching number 1 in the USA and Canada, becoming the year-end number one album in the USA, winning another Grammy Award and then winning the Pulitzer Prize for music. That's not all, in 2018 Kendrick Lamar released the soundtrack to the blockbuster movie Black Panther.
Kendrick Lamar tickets will be in high demand, get yours today and see why this is one of the most talented musicians of this generation.