Oscars

Today in Hip-Hop: Three 6 Mafia Wins an Oscar
On this day in hip-hop history...   2006: Memphis’ Three 6 Mafia made history twice in one night by becoming the first hip-hop group to win an Academy Award for Best Original Song and the first hip hop artists to perform at the Oscars. Th...
Frayser Boy Says Winning an Oscar With Three 6 Mafia is Still Surreal
Common and John Legend’s Academy Award victory for Best Original Song last Sunday (Feb. 22) was a big moment in hip-hop history. But it wasn’t the first time hip-hop got a nod on Hollywood’s biggest night. The socially conscious collab “Glory,” written for the Oprah Winfrey-produced Civil Rights film Selma, is only the third hip-hop song to win an Academy Award in the ceremony’s 87-year history...
Rappers Who Have Won an Oscar at the Academy Awards
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8 Times Hip-Hop Showed Out at the Academy Awards
The 87th Annual Academy Awards was a culminating night for the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, Selma. Although host Neil Patrick Harris acknowledged the lack of nominations for the film itself, the movie's anthem, "Glory" by rapper Common and R&B star John Legend won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Bu...
Common and John Legend’s ‘Glory’ Wins Oscar for Best Original Song
Common and John Legend gave a powerful performance of "Glory" at last night's (Feb. 22) Academy Awards. The pair moved everyone in the room, as Common delivered captivating lyrics alongside Legend's powerful vocals and keys. The Chicago native and R&B singer were also awarded an Oscar for Best Original Song. ...
Common And John Legend Are Nominated For An Oscar
Common and John Legend are in the headlines again. The two recently won an award for their collaboration on Selma's "Glory" at this year's Golden Globe Awards (Jan. 11 ). The Chicago native and smooth R&B singer are now among this year's Oscar nominees. Ju...
Pharrell Will Perform At The Oscars
Not only is Pharrell nominated for an Oscar in it's Original Song category for “Happy” but he will also be taking the stage to perform the song. Skateboard P will perform the cut off the official soundtrack to the animated film Despicable Me 2 at the 86th Annual Academy Awards...
Which Rappers Have Received Oscar Nominations?
Yesterday, the Oscars committee unveiled the nominees for this year's 86th annual Academy Awards, with films such as American Hustle and Gravity receiving a number of top nods. This year, Pharrell kept his incredible run of hit songs and top accolades going, receiving a Best Original Song nomination for "Happy" off the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, an honor that he said left him "spee

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