One of the most critically acclaimed and successful hip hop artists of our time KENDRICK LAMAR has today announced an Australian tour in support of his fourth album DAMN. The 2018 Pulitzer Prize and twelve-time GRAMMY Award winning artist will hit the stage at Perth Arena on Tuesday 10 July 2018.
Lamar is currently riding high on the Australian charts with his #2 smash hit soundtrack album Black Panther: The Album and collaborations with SZA (‘All the Stars’), The Weeknd (‘Pray for Me’) and Skrillex (‘Humble’) – all top 5 hits. As well as his chart domination, Lamar made history earlier this month to become the first ever popular music artist to take out the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for music.
Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album DAMN. solidified his standing as one of the world’s greatest artists. Featuring the huge singles ‘Loyalty’ (feat. Rihanna), ‘Love’ (feat. Zacari) and ‘Humble’ – which took out the #1 spot on triple j’s Hottest 100 – Pitchfork called DAMN. “a widescreen masterpiece of rap”, with The Guardian saying it’s “brilliant, sharp-edged storytelling from an artist at the top of his game,” awarding it 5 stars. DAMN. became Kendrick’s third album to surpass 1 million album sales in the US (joining To Pimp A Butterfly and good kid, m.A.A.d city.) and earned him a staggering five GRAMMY Award wins from a total of seven nominations
Tickets go on sale to the general public at 2pm, Monday 30 April through Ticketek.