Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Kendrick Lamar Visits the White House 

click image Lamar and Obama exchange thoughts and hugs in the Oval Office - COURTESY OF TOP DAWG ENT.
  • Courtesy of Top Dawg Ent.
  • Lamar and Obama exchange thoughts and hugs in the Oval Office
The rapper, who is nominated for more Grammys this year than any other artist, with 11, recently created a public service announcement with the help of director Dave Meyers and "the Little Homies," drawing awareness to the National Mentoring Partnership and the effects that mentors can have, particularly on at-risk youth. 

The PSA features photos of Lamar's recent visit to the White House and his meeting with President Barack Obama. Obama recently stated that his favorite song of 2015 was Lamar's "How Much a Dollar Cost." The video clip also makes mention of both Lamar and Obama's shared conviction towards mentorship programs and their positive effect on children, Lamar being the product of one, himself.



Kendrick Lamar - Pay It Forward from Top Dawg Entertainment on Vimeo.


Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 20, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation