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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, […]

Roddy Ricch Cops 7 Diamond Championship Rings For Crew Following Grammy Win

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Compton rapper Roddy Ricch copped his entire crew diamond-encrusted rings that resemble sports championship rings after bringing home the golden phonograph for his Grammy win. Created by celebrity jeweler Elliot Eliantte, the seven rings made cost the 21-year-old rapper a whopping quarter-million dollars. Rich copped the rings after landing the Grammy win for Best Rap […]

Happy Birthday ODB (RIP)! Top Five Most Memorable Ol’ Dirty Bastard Moments

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On this day Hip-Hop history we celebrate the birth of one of the culture’s brightest stars, the late, great Russell Jones, affectionately known to the Hip-Hop world as Ol’ Dirty Bastard. To Hip Hop, Dirt Dog was more than a rapper. His personality and ostentatious demeanor were representatives of the soul of Hip-Hop. He did not […]

Happy 47th Birthday to Chicago Hip-Hop Icon Common!

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On this date in 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., the rapper, actor and poet also known as Common, was born in Chicago, Illinois. The Grammy and Academy Award-winning artist is not only an icon of Windy City’s Hip Hop scene, but he has also helped to blaze a trail for Golden Era rappers into other […]

Travis Scott and Lady Gaga Added to Perform at the 2019 Grammy’s

Travis Scott Reportedly Agreed to Perform for Super Bowl if NFL Donates to Social Justice Cause

It has been announced by The Recording Academy that Travis Scott and Lady Gaga have been added to perform at this year’s Grammy Awards. The show will be held in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, February 10 that will start at 8:30/7:30 EST. The Recording Academy tweeted the announcement, which includes details for the tribute […]

Nominees for The GRAMMY’s Top Awards Expanded From Five to Eight

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The Grammy Awards are known as music’s biggest night and brings out intense competition among those who put in elite work during the award’s cycle. The battles for the top prizes of the night will get more competitive as Billboard reports the next edition of the awards will increase the number of nominees in specific […]

Mary J. Blige Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame On Her Birthday

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Mary J. Blige received the birthday gift of birthday gifts; a star on the the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Surrounded by fans, family, and friends such as Diddy, Andre Harrell and Jimmy Iovine, the Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul dually celebrated turning 47 with immortalization on the iconic strip. “I’m so grateful for this star right now […]

Bruno Mars, Cardi B, SZA to Perform at the 2018 Grammy Awards

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The 60th annual Grammy Awards is approaching and yesterday the Recording Academy announced that Cardi B, Bruno Mars, and SZA have been added to the list of performers. Bruno and Cardi will be hitting the stage together to perform the remix to their hit song “Finesse.” Other performers scheduled to hit the stage are Childish […]

Happy 45th Birthday To Common!

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On this date in 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., the rapper, actor and poet also known as Common, was born in Chicago, Illinois. The Grammy and Academy Award winning artist is not only an icon of Windy City’s Hip Hop scene, but he has also helped to blaze a trail for Golden Era rappers into […]

Drake Front-Runner For Grammy Album Of The Year

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Los Angeles’ Staples Center will be rocking and rolling when the 59th Annual Grammy Awards come to town this weekend. Where are you watching them? The Grammy Awards will broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. According to Spotify, Drake’s Views is a front-runner for album […]

The Grammy Nominations Are Here

The Grammy Nominations Are Here

The 59th annual Grammy Awards may be a few months away, but the full list of nominees has arrived. Artists nominated in the general field categories were announced today (December 6) on CBS This Morning, while the rest of the nominations were released on the official Grammy website later. The field is led by Beyoncé with nine nominations, followed by Drake, Rihanna and Kanye […]

How Kendrick Lamar Is Using Fashion For Unity

How Kendrick Lamar Is Using Fashion For Unity

Kendrick Lamar is known as one of the best, and often most controversial, rappers of our generation. After forcing truth to America during his “Black Lives Matter” inspired performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, it’s undeniably evident through his art that Lamar wants justice and equality in the US. Lamar has taken his passions to a new […]