We’re a roughly per week manner earlier than the 2023 Grammy Awards, and hip-hop is represented in a number of classes at this 12 months’s annual telecast.
Main the pack within the rap and main classes is Kendrick Lamar with eight nominations together with Album of the 12 months and Finest Rap Album for Mr. Morale & The Large Steppers, and Tune of the 12 months and Finest Music Video for his sensible tune, “The Coronary heart Half 5.”
In the meantime, DJ Khaled grabbed 5 nods, total. 4 of these mentions went to his non secular posse observe, “God Did,” alongside together with his collaborators Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, John Legend and Fridayy. The track is up for awards within the Tune of the 12 months, Finest Rap Tune and Finest Rap Efficiency classes. Moreover, the Miami DJ/producer scored a nomination for Finest Melodic Rap Efficiency for “Lovely” that includes Future and SZA.
Talking of Future, the Atlanta rhymer additionally garnered 5 nominations together with two mentions within the Finest Rap Tune class for “pushin P” with Gunna and Younger Thug, and “Watch for U” with Drake and Tems.
The ladies of hip-hop are additionally representing at this 12 months’s telecast. Atlanta rapper Latto nabbed two nods for Finest New Artist and Finest Melodic Rap Efficiency for “Large Power (Dwell).” Memphis famous person GloRilla acquired her first Grammy nomination ever together with her Finest Rap Efficiency nomination for “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” with Hitkidd.
In the meantime, hip-pop superstars Doja Cat and Lizzo acquired 5 mentions apiece. Each Doja and Lizzo may also be vying for the gramophone trophy within the File of the 12 months class for “Lady” and “About Rattling Time,” respectively.
Lastly, veteran storyteller and rhymer Slick Rick “The Ruler” can be honored with the 2023 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. A well-deserved accolade for a hip-hop icon who’s been within the rap sport for 35 years.
As soon as once more, Trevor Noah, who lately exited The Day by day Present, will return as host after efficiently holding down the gig in 2022 and 2021.
You may watch the 2023 Grammy Awards stay from the Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Area on Feb. 5 both on CBS or on-demand by way of Paramount+ at 8 p.m. EST.
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