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GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: DAMN: The Art and Importance of Storytelling

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Kendrick Lamar’s groundbreaking album, DAMN, is more than just music. It is a statement, a story. From his performance atop a vandalized police car on the BET Awards to his commentary-laced lyrical rabbit holes, Kendrick Lemar knows how to tell a story. By examining some of his tracks and videos, we will decipher his intent and compare Lamar’s mode of storytelling to the earlier work and activism of the revolutionary Gordon Parks.

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Age Group: Grades 9 – College