Kendrick Lamar Parents - Paula Oliver, Kenny Duckworth

Kendrick Lamar's parents should have been featured on his new album, DAMN.  That's what Kendrick's mom, Paula Oliver texted the Compton rapper.  Scroll to the screenshot below to read the full text message.  Kendrick's DAMN smashed Drake's More Life (500,000), selling 610,000.  Numbers don't lie.  This article provides information about Kendrick's parents.  First, I'll discuss his mother, Paula Oliver and then I'll discuss his dad, Kenny Duckworth.

Kendrick Lamar's mom Paula Oliver

Kendrick Lamar's mom, Paula Oliver, named Kendrick singer, Eddie Kendricks of The Temptations.  Paula is from Chicago and moved to Compton, California in 1984.  Three years later she gave birth to Kendrick.  When Paula moved to California she worked at McDonald's.  Her and Kendrick's father couldn't afford an apartment so they slept in their car and motels.

Kendrick Lamar Parents Paula Oliver Kenny Duckworth
Kendrick Lamar Parents Paula Oliver Kenny Duckworth

Check out the text message Kendrick received from his mom after she listened to DAMN:

Kendrick Lamar Parents Paula Oliver Kenny Duckworth
Kendrick Lamar Parents Paula Oliver Kenny Duckworth

Now we know where Kendrick gets his swag from!



Kendrick Lamar's father Kenny Duckworth

Kendrick's father, Kenny Duckworth, was a member of Gangster Disciples, a gang that was formed in Chicago.  Kendrick's mother got tired of the street life and threatened to leave Kendrick's father.  That's when the family decided to leave Chicago and move to California.  Kenny told Kendrick that he worked at KFC but he was really selling drugs.

Kendrick Lamar Parents Paula Oliver Kenny Duckworth
Kendrick Lamar Parents Paula Oliver Kenny Duckworth

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