Kendrick Lamar's status as one of rap's legends was sealed as far back as 2011, when California hip-hop vets like Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and The Game passed K. Dot the hip-hop torch live on stage. Fast-forward to 2017, and Lamar's fourth studio album DAMN. went double-platinum, scoring a No. 1 Hot 100 hit with standout track “HUMBLE." and two more in the Top 20 (“LOYALTY.,” “LOVE.”).
But the highest measure of Kendrick's success in 2017 is his peers’ respect. Below, high-profile stars from Lebron James to Ty Dolla $ign sound off on the big question: Is Kendrick Lamar the greatest rapper of our generation?