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The GRAMMY Awards Drop ‘Urban’ From Descriptions and Release Rule Book Online

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A week after Republic Records announced their decision to drop “Urban” from their department descriptions, The Recording Academy announced a similar change. The term will be dropped from awards and language, as announced in the recent guidelines changes, Variety reports. The change will affect the Best New Artist category, along with the fields for Latin, […]

The GRAMMY Fallout From Black Celebrities is Ongoing

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The beleaguered 2020 GRAMMY’s are still catching flack in these streets. First, there is the gender discrimination and sexual harassment accusations being revealed by former GRAMMY President and CEO, Deborah Dugan. Then Tyler the Creator expressed his lamentations for winning the Best Rap Album 2019 category for IGOR. “It sucks that whenever we, and I […]

DJ Khaled with the Upset… Wins GRAMMY for “Higher” featuring Nipsey Hussle and John Legend – Shout out to Meek Mill, YG and Roddy Rich for Jumping on Tribute

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When DJ Khaled dropped his album Father of Ahsad featuring the now GRAMMY award-winning “Higher” less than two months after Nipsey Hussle died it was just eerie. The words were drenched with prophetic power and urgency, while also saturated in Holy Spirit comfort. It was needed because as a community we were hurting. And so, […]

Run-DMC and Aerosmith Set to Reunite for 2020 Grammy Performance

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Iconic music groups Run DMC and Aerosmith are set to reunite for a legendary music moment at the upcoming Grammy Awards. Variety details the show will be on January 26 and Run-DMC is expected to join Aerosmith for “Walk This Way” during a medley of their career hits. The song was originally released in 1975 […]

Public Enemy to be Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame

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Public Enemy is being recognized by The Recording Academy and will be entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The honor comes in celebration of their 1988 album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Billboard reports at its release the album did not receive a Grammy nomination but will now be […]

Recording Academy to Honor Dr. Dre for His Production Legacy

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The Grammys plan to honor Dr. Dre for his production legacy during next year’s ceremony. On Friday (Nov. 1) the Recording Academy announced that they will be honoring the six-time Grammy award-winning producer at the 13th annual Producers & Engineers Wing. The event is going down on Jan. 22, 2020 and will kick off the […]

New Documentary to Chronicle the Life of Mac Miller

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Filmmaker and Jetlife Creative Director CJ Wallis announced today via Twitter that Margrette Bird Pictures, a film company he found with Mallory Kennedy, is currently working on a documentary that will feature the life and times of late rapper Mac Miller. “So, over the next year I’m going to start collecting interviews & content to […]

Dave Chappelle to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for Comedy

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The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is an American award presented by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to it is presented to individuals who have “had an impact on American society in ways similar to Twain.” Recipients of this prestigious prize include Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Letterman, […]

The 2019 Grammy Nominations Are in and Hip-Hop Dominates

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The 2019 Grammy nominees are in and Hip-Hop is dominating, again. It’s that time of year where music’s brightest stars from all genres get judged for the music they put out this year by the one and only Recording Academy. It’s up to those voting members to see who is the best of the best, […]

Kanye West is Aiming to Win a Grammy for Rock Music

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Kanye West has a ton of Grammys already but he has yet to get one for rock music. TMZ reports a source with ties to Ye’s team at Def Jam submitted Kanye West’s collaboration with Kid Cudi, “Freeee (Ghost Town, Pt. 2),” in the Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance categories. The next step […]

Hip Hop Legend Slick Rick Honored on the #BronxWalkOfFame

Lyricist, innovator and Grammy-nominated rap pioneer Slick Rick was honored this past Sunday (May 27) when he was officially added to the Bronx Walk of Fame. As part of the 47th Annual Bronx Week, Slick Rick was officially inducted on 161 St & Grand Concourse — a location that holds particular importance to the Art of Storytelling rapper. […]

Hillary Clinton Trolls Donald Trump at the Grammy Awards

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Words by Roman White Former First Lady and 2016 Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a savage appearance at the Grammy Awards Sunday night. In a pre-taped segment, Grammy’s host James Corden auditioned different music artists to read quotes from the Michael Wolff book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” John Legend, Snoop Dogg, Cardi B […]

Kendrick Lamar Scores 5 Grammy Wins At 2018 Awards

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The 60th Grammy Awards aired this Sunday, January 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and music’s biggest celebration was a night to remember. The prestigious, star-studded event, which recognizes and honors musical excellence, was jam jacked with exciting and jaw-dropping moments (like SZA’s ‘Best New Artist’ snub and Jay Z’s zero wins). This year’s […]

Jay-Z Host His 7th Annual Roc Nation Pre- Grammy’s Brunch

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With the 60th Grammy Awards, music’s biggest night just hours away, it’s only right that the best of the best come out to celebrate in style. This morning rapper Jay-Z hosted yet another successful year of his 7th annual Roc Nation Pre- Grammy brunch. Although Jay will not be performing at this year’s Grammy awards, according […]

Rapsody Tells Breakfast Club She was Shocked About Grammy Nom

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Rapsody sat down for an interview with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club Friday morning to discuss getting a Grammy nomination for her newest album, Laila’s Wisdom. The North Carolina native expressed how happy and emotional she was to find out that she was nominated for “Best Rap Album” against some of the hottest artists in hip hop. […]

Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and Bruno Mars Lead Grammy Nominations

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The 2018 Grammy nominations are in for the biggest night in music. The Recording Academy has announced the 2018 nods for the 60th Grammy Awards set to air on the evening of January 28. Hosted by the Late Late Show’s James Corden and taking place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, this is […]

Drake Is Not Interested In ‘More Life’ Winning A Grammy

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Words by Ime Ekpo In recent days, the amount of weight a Grammy award holds in the culture of hip-hop has certainly been questioned. It appears that Drake has had enough with the Grammys. The three-time Grammy award winning rapper has made the decision to exclude his 2017 Billboard 200 top charter, More Life for […]