Kendrick Lamar accepted his 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music on Wednesday (May 30) in a ceremony held at Columbia University in New York.
Lamar, who won the award for his album DAMN., is the first rapper to win the award. In fact, DAMN. is the first piece of non-classical or jazz music to win a Pulitzer prize in this category.
Kendrick even received a standing ovation during the ceremony, according to reports.