Kendrick Lamar Receives Icon Award

Yesterday, the California State Senate honored rapper Kendrick Lamar with the 35th “Generational Icon Award.”

State Senator Isadore Hall presented Lamar with the award for giving back to Compton school districts and various charities throughout the community.

After accepting his award, Kendrick gave a speech and talked about the importance of giving back to the community.

“Being from the city of Compton and knowing the parks that I played at and neighborhoods, I always thought how great the opportunity would be to give back to my community,” said Lamar.

Watch highlights from the ceremony below!