Jay-Z and Kanye West won their second GRAMMY of the night during the pre-telecast for “Ni**as in Paris” for Best Rap Song. “The Mott0″ by Drake was an early favorite to win the prize, especially since Drake won the GRAMMY for Best Rap Album. ”
This is Jay-Z’s 16th GRAMMY and Mr. West is now rolling dubs with his 20th GRAMMY.
Interestingly, Best Rap Song GRAMMY nominee Snoop Dogg/Lion is 0-14 in GRAMMY wins-nominations. Out of the nominations, notable upsets include ”Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang” losing to Digable Planets’ “Rebirth of the Slick,” “Gin & Juice” losing to Queen Latifah’s “U.N.I.T.Y.” and “Drop It Like It’s Hot” losing to Kanye’s “Jesus Walks” for best song and The Black Eyed Peas’ “Let’s Get IT Started for duo/group.
And Nas STILL doesn’t have a GRAMMY. What’s up with that?
Here’s the full list of nominees:
Label: Def Jam; Track from: Life Is Good
Wale Ft. Miguel “Lotus Flower Bomb”
Label: MMG/Warner Bros.; Track from: Ambition
Kanye West Ft. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz, “Mercy”
Label: G.O.O.D. Music; Track from: Cruel Summer
Drake ft. Lil Wayne, “The Motto”
Label: Cash Money Records; Track from: Take Care
Jay-Z & Kanye West, “N****s In Paris”
Label: Roc-A-Fella Records; Track from: Watch The Throne
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Ft. Bruno Mar, “Young, Wild & Free”
Label: Atlantic; Track from: Mac And Devin Go To High School: Music From And Inspired By The Movie