About Kendrick Lamar
It has been stated that Kendrick Lamar net worth has a current estimate of 1.5 million dollars, which he has accumulated through his career as a rapper. Initially, Kendrick Lamar was promoted by a record label called Top Dawg Entertainment. However, in 2012 the label joined forces with Aftermath and Interscope Records. Kendrick Lamar is also a member of the band “Black Hippy”, which is known as West Coast hip hop band. In the band, he is accompanied by other rappers, including Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. Performances with the band also add additional revenues to the overall amount of Kendrick Lamar net worth.
Kendrick Lamar started getting recognition when in 2010 he released his fourth mix tape called “Overly Dedicated”. In 2011, Kendrick Lamar released his first album, which was independent, called “Section.80”. It was released via iTunes and was acknowledged as one of the best hip hop albums of the year. Kendrick Lamar has worked with many acts, which include Drake, Game, Young Jeezy, Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne.
In 2012, his probably most successful album was released, which was titled “Good Kid, m.
A.A.d. city”. The album gained immense critical acclaim and made him one of the best hip hop artists. The sales of the album were high enough to make him a millionaire. The album included a lot of famous hits of the singer, such as “Swimming Pools”, “Poetic Justice” and “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”. The album was certified platinum by the RIAA, as well. Apparently, it increased Kendrick Lamar net worth a lot. In 2013, Kendrick Lamar was listed in the annual chart of the MTV of the Hottest MCs in the Game, where hit the top and landed in the 1st place.
In one of his interviews, Kendrick Lamar stated that he decided to get involved into hip hop industry when he was 8 years old. At that time, he had a chance to watch his idols Dr. Dre and Tupac Shakur filming their music video. Kendrick Lamar named this moment as a very significant one in his life. When he attended high school, Kendrick Lamar was one of the best students in the school with always getting the highest marks. In 2003, his first ever mix tape was released called “Youngest Head Nigga in Charge” and since that moment Kendrick Lamar decided that he wanted to become involved into music full force, the decision which seems to be right when taking a look at Kendrick Lamar net worth.