From Beychella to Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer: q This looks at two historic firsts in music

Our q This panel discusses Beyoncé's game-changing Coachella performance and Kendrick Lamar's monumental Pulitzer Prize win.
Beyoncé headlined at Coachella. Kendrick Lamar has just won a Pulitzer prize, the first for a hip-hop artist. (Both Getty Images)

​Every Friday, q This looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, CBC's Raina Douris and Odario Williams discuss two historic firsts in music: Beyoncé's game-changing Coachella performance and Kendrick Lamar's monumental Pulitzer Prize win for his 2017 album Damn. Beyoncé is the first black woman to headline the music festival and Lamar is the first artist outside of the jazz or classical music worlds to be awarded a Pulitzer. 

— Produced by Tyrone Callender

Kendrick Lamar, "Humble"


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