DAMN. Kendrick Lamar Just Won A Pulitzer Prize.

Rapper and Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar.

On Monday, the prestigious Pulitzer Prize was awarded to rapper Kendrick Lamar for his studio album DAMN.

It's the first time the music category has recognized a body of work that is not from the jazz or classical genre.

Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for "DAMN," the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award.

And some people pointed out that Lamar's Pulitzer win comes before a Grammy win for Album of the Year.

Kendrick won a Pulitzer before he won an Album of the Year Grammy, wow

...and it's legendary.

KENDRICK LAMAR WON A DAMN PULITZER. LEGEND. THE LITERARY GENIUS OF KENDRICK LAMAR STRIKES AGAIN!!!!

kendrick won a pulitzer prize for a rap album. that's...incredible.

People reacted emotionally and immediately, saying it's single-handedly raised the limits for dreaming and ambitions.

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth just won a Pulitzer Prize for a hip-hop album. That shit is amazing and beautiful. These are new heights, there’s more we can do.

Wow. I wish somebody would tell me what I can’t accomplish. RT @AP: Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for "DAMN" the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award. https://t.co/sFouYcTsxC

CONGRATS, PULITZER PRIZE WINNER KUNG FU KENNY.