On this day in Hip-Hop history, Kendrick Lamar performed at the 58th Grammy Awards.
On this day in 2016, Grammy-winner Kendrick Lamar performed live at the 58th Grammy Awards. Kendrick and his band dressed as a shackled chain gang and performed a medley of songs from his album To Pimp a Butterfly including "The Blacker the Berry," and "Alright." Lamar's controversial performance was a highlight of the evening. He led all artists by winning five Grammys, including best rap album. He was nominated for eleven total awards.
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