You probably thought Kanye West was being funny and joking when he stepped on stage while Beck received his Grammy for “Album of the Year”, well guess again. Speaking with E! after the Grammys, Kanye shared his opinion about Grammys and their selections this year.
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards are just around the corner, and because (especially in the hip-hop world) things may not go as we hope, we want to submit our picks now. But we won’t be suggesting WHO WILL bring home the most prestigious awards in music but rather WHO SHOULD. Check out our picks below of what artists and albums should win at the Grammys this year.
Earlier today the nominations were announced for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. As with many years, there were noticeable snubs that left critics and fans scratching their heads. While many used to praise the Grammys for their ability to reward quality music versus music that merely sells well, in recent years the committee’s selections seem especially poor (especially in the category of rap). Why the selections are not the best this year is for a different conversation, however we have compiled a list of the five biggest snubs of today’s nominations.
Soon after the release of Beyonce’s newest music video, which has been taking the internet by storm, ‘U Guessed It’ rapper OG Maco took to his Twitter to call out Queen B. According to Maco, Beyonce stole the video concept of his ‘U Guessed It’ video in her new video for ‘7/11’, off her upcoming BEYONCÉ (Platinum Edition) album. What’s the similarity you ask? Merely both videos have parts shot in a hotel… Make the judgement call for yourself below, but we certainly don’t see much.
Behind every great rapper is a great non-rapping singer… well not really, but there are plenty of amazing singers that especially complement the rap world very well. While these singers almost always have hip-hop influences in their production, when they hit up the studio with one of your favorite rapper, a hit is bound to form. Check out our list of the best singers to complement rappers.
This September, HBO will be airing a concert film of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s “On The Run” tour, which has so far been record breaking in sales and featured an extensive set-list with the power couple’s best hits.
Jay-Z and Beyonce’s joint On The Run tour kicked off in Miami last night with a 43-song set-list with containing a vast selection of each of their catalogs of hits. Set the set list and videos of their performance at the jump.