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Kendrick Lamar Takes Several Kids From Compton to the Grammy’s

The man of the night was Kendrick Lamar at the Grammy’s with his whooping 11 nominations. Still, the prolific rapper didn’t let that hinder him from his obligations, as he opted to bring several high school kids from Compton to the Staples Center live and up close.  In addition, he provided the kids with sneakers, as well. 

Kendrick Lamar Was Given the Generation Icon Award

Reebok And Kendrick Lamar Take Over The Streets Of Hollywood With #GETPUMPED, Fusing Fitness And Music With A Ground-Breaking Live Event

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Last year, Kendrick was the recipient of the 35th Senate District’s Generational Icon Award because of his inspirational messages and gems, which are littered throughout his music.

Kendrick Lamar Returns to His Old High School

Kendrick Lamar performs during the Cleveland Cavaliers & Turner Sports Home Opener

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Fresh off his BET Matters Tour in 2012, Kendrick Lamar made a pitstop to his hometown of Compton and surprised his high school with a visit. Even on the brink of superstardom, fame never changed K.Dot.