Kendrick Lamar confirmed to perform solo at MTV VMA’s for the first time ever


Kendrick Lamar will perform at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, marking the first time he’s ever appeared as a solo artist.

The rapper, who released fourth album DAMN. earlier this year, will take to the stage by himself for the first time ever – having previously appeared at the ceremony in 2013 alongside Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, and Robin Thicke.

Revealing the news on Twitter, MTV tweeted: “‘Kendrick Lamar will be performing at the 2017 @VMAs on 8/27.”

The performance at the ceremony comes as Kendrick waits to see if he has triumphed in any of the massive eight nominations that he has received.

The ceremony takes place on August 27, with Katy Perry announced on hosting duties.