Last night, Dr. Dre presented Kendrick Lamar with the ASCAP Vanguard Award at the 26th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.

As reported by RU, while presenting Kendrick with the award Dre gave same words about the TDE rapper.

Dre stated:

Kendrick Lamar is a class act. I’m proud to know him. I’m proud to work with him and he is an important part of the new generation of hip-hop, and it’s definitely continuing the legacy of Compton.

Watch the footage of Dre presenting Kendrick with the award, below: