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5 facts about Kendrick Lamar’s album ‘DAMN.’

5 facts about Kendrick Lamar's album ‘DAMN.'

Kendrick Lamar's released his album on April 14, 2017. DAMN. was a DAMN good album. Here are 5 about 's record breaking fourth studio album.

5.DAMN‘ was the first album to win the Pulitzer Prize. Not only that, it was the first non-classical or jazz album to do so….. This would also make Kendrick Lamar the first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for . In addition to winning the Pulitzer Prize for music, DAMN. won five including a Grammy for Best Album.

Read: Kendrick Lamar's album ‘DAMN' was the first hip-hop album to win the Pulitzer Prize

4. produced the albums 7th track “PRIDE.” on his iPhone 6. He also provided background vocals on the song alongside Kendrick Lamar's regular collaborator, Anna Wise.

Read: Steve Lacy produced Kendrick Lamar's “PRIDE.” on his iPhone 6

3. DAMN. was originally titled “What Happens on Earth Stays on Earth.”

Read: DAMN. was originally titled “What Happens on Earth Stays on Earth”

2. The beat for the albums No. 1 single “HUMBLE.” was originally made for …. Brrrr

Read: The beat for Kendrick Lamar's ‘HUMBLE.' was originally for Gucci Mane

1. DAMN was the highest selling rap album of 2017. The album sold 603,000 units first week. DAAAAAAAAAMN

Bonus fun fact, Kendrick Lamar shot the music video for Element on his 32nd birthday.

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