Eminem’s “Marshall Mathers LP 2” Wins Grammy for Best Rap Album



There was a lot of uncertainty as to who would take home the award for the “Best Rap Album” at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards today, especially since the disappointment in the rap community when white rapper Macklemore beat out Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West’s critically acclaimed albums. Would it be the talented veteran Eminem (who has won a number of Grammys in the past)? Would it be Iggy Azalea (who like Macklemore, is white and considered more pop than rap by many)? Or would it be one of the Grammy’s newcomers, like Childish Gambino’s Because the Internet or SchoolBoy Q’s Oxymoron. Well now we know, as this year Eminem’s album Marshall Mathers LP 2 took home the Grammy.

What do you think? Did they get it right? Tweet us @theearlyreg and tell us what you think. Also be sure to check out or new “6 Degrees” piece where we connect all of the “Best Rap Performance” nominees in just 6 degrees.

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