Jay-Z and Kanye West Win GRAMMY for Best Rap Performance
Jay-Z and Kanye West edged out Drake and Lil Wayne ("HYFR"), Nas ("Daughters"), Kanye again with Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz ("Mercy") and Young Jeezy with Jay-Z and Andre 3000 ("I Do") to win the GRAMMY for the Best Rap Performance for "Ni**as in Paris."
The award along with GRAMMYs for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song were handed out in the pre-telecast while most celebs are walking the Red Carpet. It is the 15th GRAMMY for HOVA and the 19th GRAMMY for Mr. West. For those of you keeping track at home, Nas is still GRAMMY-less.
Here's the full list of nominees for the category:
Drake Ft. Lil' Wayne, "HYFR (Hell Ya F***ing Right)"
Label: Cash Money Records; Track from: Take Care
Jay-Z & Kanye West, "N****s In Paris"
Label: Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC; Track from: Watch the Throne
Label: Def Jam; Track from: Life is Good
Kanye West Ft. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz, "Mercy"
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Island Def Jam; Track from: Cruel Summer
Young Jeezy Ft. Jay-Z & André 3000, "I Do"
Label: Def Jam; Track from: TM 103: Hustler's Ambition