Kendrick Lamar Says Grammy Nominations Are Crazy

Black Hippy performed at Power 106′s Cali Christmas concert in Los Angeles last night—where Diddy also hopped on stage and performed with them—and before they went on stage the radio station caught up with Kendrick Lamar about his recent Grammy nominations. Kendrick is up for seven awards, including Best New Artist and Album of the Year, the latter which has only been won twice by hip-hop artists.

“It feels great. I got some of the best fans, the best family, the best radio stations supporting me, and that’s who I owe it to at the end of the year,” he said on the AOTY nomination. “[good kid, m.A.A.d city] is a really raw album, there’s not too much crossover. So for them to even put it in that light, that’s a win by itself. So if I take it home that’s even more of a crazy feeling.”

K Dot was also asked about J. Cole’s recent verse on Justin Timberlake’s “TKO” remix, where he addressed the hoopla surrounding Kendrick’s verse on Big Sean’s “Control,” where he singled out rappers including Cole.

“I definitely texted him,” Kendrick said, laughing. “He was in character, and he just did what he did best, he played off words, man.”

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  • antwan

    kendrick is full of shit you cant beat meek mill or j cole or drake drake and j cole and meek mill killed you

    • Knowlege Seeker

      you sound dumb as hell. meek mill? i hope you not talkin bout that ohh killem bullshit. The production of that song made it sound hot but meek mill lyrics were nowhere near up to par to touch Kendrick. If you dont Kendrick lamar then just say that but dont act like these two killed him off 2 bars a piece

      • carl watkins

        He sounds like one of them dudes still salty about control

    • carl watkins

      None of them killed him… all, also kendrick lamar is better than all three of those dudes what are you, 12? Just compare their discographies amd select the best works and it shows that.

    • carl watkins

      GKMC>FNL, Section 80>the warm up, Overly Dedicated>born sinner, kendrick lamar ep>cole world:sideline stories, kendrick lamar>j.cole
      GKMC>Take Care, Section 80>so far gone, OD>comeback season, kendrick lamar ep>NWTS, C4>thank me later, training day>room for improvement, kendrick lamar>drake
      And I’m not even going to get into meek mill because his only good projects are the flamerz mixtapes and DC 2, shit on drake, no contest, so chill.