Kendrick Lamar To Perform With The National Symphony Orchestra

Next month in Washington, D.C.

September 28, 2015
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The Washington Post reports that Kendrick Lamar will team up with the National Symphony Orchestra for a special show October 20. The Orchestra will join the rapper as he brings to life songs from his acclaimed To Pimp A Butterfly album.

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Hip-hop/classical combinations are becoming more common. In 2014, Nas connected with the NSO for a performance of his landmark Illmatic album. Earlier this year, a number of English grime MC's performed with orchestral accompaniment at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Tickets for Kendrick's D.C. event can be purchased here starting Wednesday at 10 a.m.

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