Kendrick Lamar is a Compton rapper who made his major label debut with 2012’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city.’ He released the critically acclaimed ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ in 2015 before following it up with ‘DAMN.,’ his next proper studio album in April of 2017. Frequently political with his lyrics, Lamar’s name tends to come up whenever there’s a debate about who the greatest rapper alive is.