XXL Predicts The Grammys

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CATEGORY: BEST RAP SONG

“Fuckin’ Problems”
Tauheed Epps, Aubrey Graham, Kendrick Lamar, Rakim Mayers & Noah Shebib, songwriters (ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)
Track from: Long.Live.ASAP
Label: RCA Records / Polo Grounds Music

“Holy Grail”
Shawn Carter, Terius Nash, J. Harmon, Timothy Mosley, Justin Timberlake & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic, songwriters) (Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake)
Track from: Magna Carta…Holy Grail
Label: Roc Nation

“New Slaves”
Christopher Breaux, Ben Bronfman, Mike Dean, Noah Goldstein, Louis Johnson, Malik Jones, Sham Joseph, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, Travis Scott, Che Smith, Kanye West & Cydell Young, songwriters (Anna Adamis & Gabor Presser, songwriters) (Kanye West)
Track from: Yeezus
Label: Def Jam

“Started From The Bottom”
W. Coleman, Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Bruno Sanfilippo, songwriter) (Drake)
Track from: Nothing Was The Same
Label: Young Money/Cash Money

“Thrift Shop”
Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)
Track from: The Heist
Label: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis LLC

THE PICKS
Vanessa Satten, Editor-In-Chief: “New Slaves”
Christine Werthman, Managing Editor:
“Started From The Bottom”
Eric Diep, Associate Editor:
“Started From The Bottom”
Miranda Johnson, Assistant Editor:
“Started From The Bottom”
Manny Maduakolam, Assistant Editor:
“Thrift Shop”
Dan Rys, Senior Editor:
“Thrift Shop”
Luke Tedaldi, Video Director:
“Fuckin’ Problems”
Total: “Thrift Shop”: 2
“Started From The Bottom”: 3
“Fuckin’ Problems”: 1
“New Slaves”: 1

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    “Only people that care about the Grammys is white people and Kanye West”- Chozen