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Powerhouse Performer: 5 Facts About Kendrick Lamar

On November 2 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY Kendrick Lamar will take the stage and perform along with a few other Powerhouse performers! Tickets are on sale now , so don't miss out.

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    Kendrick Lamar lists Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Nas and Eminem as the top 5 rappers of all time. Photos © Getty Images Compiled by Vanessa Denis
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    Erykah Badu performed “Bi*** Don’t Kill My Vibe’ at the 2013 BET Awards with Kendrick Lamar. Photos © Getty Images Compiled by Vanessa Denis
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    Kendrick is a member of the west coast rap crew “Black Hippy,” which includes Ab Soul, Schoolboy Q and Jay Rock. Photos © Getty Images Compiled by Vanessa Denis
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    The Compton, CA native attended the same high school as his mentor Dr. Dre, Centennial High School. Photos © Getty Images Compiled by Vanessa Denis
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    It was Kendrick’s single Overly Dedicated mixtape that caught the attention of Aftermath Records CEO, Dr. Dre. Photos © Getty Images Compiled by Vanessa Denis