• Kendrick Lamar turns 37 today
  • He is among the most successful artists to date
  • HERE is a quick look back at his career

Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar! Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born June 17, 1987, and turns 33. He was born in Compton, California. His debut studio album, 'Section .80,' was released in 2011. It started a series of events that would end up with him in the spotlight.

Kendrick is an icon

His album, 'Good Kid, M.A.A.D City,' debuted at No. 2 on the 'Billboard' 200 chart. Lamar went on to release 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' which won a Grammy for best rap album.

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Then came his album, 'Damn...'

Watch the video above to learn more!