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

Nas, “Daughters”
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

  • sidique

    well, they deserved that one..i wished nas would have won that one though

  • http://www.facebook.com/ronald.jack Ronald Jack

    Damn, I’m pulling for Nas to get his first Grammy. Life is Good was too good of an album for him to not get anything for it

  • streets in africa

    yah Nas worked hard and his album is on point,,i just dont like the grammy anymore anyway,,,Nas is the truth,,kanye and jayz just overrated ,,sucks to c drake win an award ovr NAS…bad judgement and Biased decisions,,,