Kendrick Lamar (born June 17, 1987) is a rapper from Compton, California and is a member of Black Hippy collective along with members Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q. His music is largely influenced by the works of 2Pac, Jay-Z, Nas and DMX. He released the Kendrick Lamar EP in 2009, the critically acclaimed O(verly) D(edicated) mix tape in 2010, a 2011 digital album Section.80, released under Top Dawg Entertainment, and most recently good kid, m.A.A.d city on October 22, 2012. Read more about Kendrick Lamar on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.