Kendrick Lamar Plans Controversial 2016 Grammy Awards Performance
Just in case you needed more incentive to tune in to the 2016 Grammy Awards, where Kendrick Lamar is up for a whopping 11 awards, you just got some. According to five-time Grammy Awards master of ceremonies LL Cool J, Lamar has something controversial planned for when he hits the stage at the coveted awards show Monday night (Feb. 15).
Uncle L, who will again host this year's show, recently sat down for an interview with The Wrap and teased Cornrow Kenny's set.
"I think people are in for a spectacular show. Kendrick Lamar is going to do something very controversial," he said. "That's what art is about. It's not about whether you agree or disagree. It's about it stimulating conversation and provoking people to have conversations about society. And if that's what you want your art to do as an artist, if that's the lane you choose you're accomplishing something if people are talking about what you are doing. It's going to be amazing."
K. Dot is up for some big awards at this year's show including Album of the Year and Best Rap Album for To Pimp a Butterfly and Song of the Year, Best Music Video, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for "Alright."
The Compton rapper is hopeful he will be able to bring in a huge haul at this year's show, recently saying he wants to win them all. Other artists looking to win big, but not as big, include Nicki Minaj, Fetty Wap, Drake, The Weeknd and Dr. Dre. The show takes place Monday Feb. 15 at 8 PM EST.
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