How tall is Kendrick Lamar? Who is his wife? What's his net worth? When is his next album dropping? Read on for the answers…
Who is Kendrick Lamar?
Kendrick Lamar is a successful American rapper. He hails from Compton, California. His music is hyper-political, yet radio-friendly. He's cited Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre, Eminem, and Eazy-E as major musical influences.
He's been praised as “the greatest living rapper” and the “new king of hip-hop” by many publications. Some critics even say he's the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time).
Lamar's most popular songs include “The Blacker the Berry” (2015), “LOVE.” (2017), “HUMBLE.” (2017), and “All the Stars” (2018). He's released four studio albums. DAMN. (2017) is the most recent.
As far as musical style and genre, Lamar refuses to be labeled. He's said,
“You can't really categorize my music. It's human music.”
DAMN. was his third album to sell over a million copies. It also swept the 2018 Grammy Awards, earning Lamar five trophies. In total, he's won thirteen Grammy Awards during his career.
DAMN. was also the first non-classical album to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. When Lamar was presented the honor by Dana Canedy, the first black woman to chair the organization, she said, “Congratulations. It looks like we're both making history now.”
In February 2019, Lamar attended the Academy Awards as a nominee. “All the Stars”, from The Black Panther soundtrack, was nominated for an Oscar.
During an interview with the L.A. Times Lamar said he's been writing. He was upfront about the fact that's he's not working on a new album. Fans speculate that he could be working on another soundtrack or writing a book. Whatever for his next project takes, we're here for it.
How tall is Kendrick Lamar?
He's 5′ 6″. In fact, we featured him on TMM as one of 18 short rappers who changed the game.
At five-foot-six, he's four inches shorter than the average American male.
How old is he?
Lamar was born on June 17, 1987. He's 32 years old.
Is Kendrick Lamar married?
Kendrick Lamar has been with his fiancee, Whitney Alford, since high school. That's right. They're a pair of high school sweethearts. They've been together their whole lives.
Alford and Lamar got engaged way back in 2015. As far as we know, a wedding hasn't happened. It's possible they already walked down the aisle and haven't confirmed it to the press. This couple keeps their romance private.
Alford is a makeup artist and esthetician. She works in L.A. You can find her work on Instagram, under the handle @blushedbywhit.
What is Kendrick Lamar's net worth?
Kendrick Lamar has an estimated net worth of $45 Million. He has quickly become one of the most popular and prolific hip hop artists of all time.
His wealth comes from his music as well as brand collaborations.
On top of achieving critical acclaim, his insightful lyrics and skilled arrangements have earned him plenty of commercial success. He has sold millions of albums worldwide.
While Lamar is known for his lyrical genius, his understated style is note-worthy too. He mixes old-school streetwear with elevated pieces. He never looks like he's trying too hard and he always looks like himself. In short, Lamar keeps it real.
That's not to say he doesn't have any fashion icons. He's said that Kanye West has inspired his fashion evolution. Like West, Lamar favors a neutral color palette primarily featuring grey, white, black, and tan.
Kendrick Lamar's eye for stylish pieces even earned him a deal with Reebok. Later he scored another contract with Nike.
His Street Style
Unlike many musicians, Lamar's style is all substance and no flash. Typically, Lamar wears a t-shirt with a pair of sensible jeans and nice
Like most hip-hop artists, Lamar is a diehard sneakerhead. He confessed he has “probably, roughly about 300 pairs. That's a lot of shoes.”
Yet, even rappers can't wear kicks and a hoodie everywhere. Lamar knows this and has a great smart casual style too. When a simple t-shirt won't do, he'll sport a straight leg trouser with a crew neck sweater and boots.
His Red Carpet Style
While working the red carpet, Lamar sticks to low-contrast, tonal outfits.
Apparently, he prefers black when attending award ceremonies and premieres.
On his style, Kendrick Lamar said
I like to feel comfortable, I like to be open to new things, and I like for it to be effortless.
He's nailing that effortlessly cool vibe. What do you think of Kendrick Lamar's laid-back, West Coast style? Let us know in the comments.