Kendrick Lamar Gives Surprise Commencement Speech At Compton College

Kendrick Lamar delivered a surprise commencement speech at Compton College’s Class of 2024 graduation on Friday, leaving the audience inspired and electrified. The Grammy-winning artist and Compton native shared personal stories of perseverance, resilience, and the importance of education, emphasizing the transformative power of knowledge and self-belief. Lamar’s heartfelt words resonated deeply with the graduates, many of whom hail from similar backgrounds. The speech begins at the 40-minute mark.