FILE - This July 2, 2011 file photo shows rapper Kendrick Lamar in Los Angeles. Lamar made a splash with his major label release, debuting No. 2 on Billboard's Top 200 behind Taylor Swift, and topped the rap charts with more than 241,000 copies sold. His album also generated 2.8 million streams through Spotify, the second highest first week output so far this year. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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FILE - This July 2, 2011 file photo shows rapper Kendrick Lamar in Los Angeles. Lamar made a splash with his major label release, debuting No. 2 on Billboard's Top 200 behind Taylor Swift, and topped the rap charts with more than 241,000 copies sold. His album also generated 2.8 million streams through Spotify, the second highest first week output so far this year. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
FILE - This July 2, 2011 file photo shows rapper Kendrick Lamar in Los Angeles. Lamar made a splash with his major label release, debuting No. 2 on Billboard's Top 200 behind Taylor Swift, and topped the rap charts with more than 241,000 copies sold. His album also generated 2.8 million streams through Spotify, the second highest first week output so far this year. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
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